Category: deer hunting

Ten Game-Changing Tips for Bow Season Success

by Tyler Frantz, Natural Pursuit Outdoors By Tyler Frantz The laws of nature dictate that predators and prey share a unique relationship. Prey animals are genetically built with a host of adaptations, which allow them to elude their pursuers with the ultimate desire to… Continue Reading “Ten Game-Changing Tips for Bow Season Success”

New to the Hunting Game: Meet Binu

Editor’s Note: Binu Inbaraj of Newark, Delaware shares his thoughts on being a new hunter and pursuing hunting opportunities in Pennsylvania. How do you choose where to go small game hunting? I have hunted in Pennsylvania for two seasons before this year and I… Continue Reading “New to the Hunting Game: Meet Binu”

Ten Most Forgotten Archery Hunting Items

We’re getting really close to the statewide deer archery season opener, which takes place this Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019! It’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to need to have in your backpack before you head into the woods. Pennsylvania Game Commission… Continue Reading “Ten Most Forgotten Archery Hunting Items”

Hunt Safely. Wear a Harness.

Archery season in Pennsylvania opens statewide on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. In an effort to reduce the number of tree stand injuries this hunting season, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is reminding archery hunters to hunt safely and to wear a harness. Unfortunately, hundreds of… Continue Reading “Hunt Safely. Wear a Harness.”

Five Preseason Archery Tips

Pennsylvania’s statewide archery season opens on Saturday, Oct. 5. [If you’re hunting in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D, it opened Saturday, Sept. 21.] If you’re planning to hunt with your bow this fall, be sure to take some time to prepare for the season.… Continue Reading “Five Preseason Archery Tips”

Deer Antlers in Velvet

By Jeannine Fleegle, Pennsylvania Game Commission Deer Biologist Antlers captivate the masses whether you’re a hunter or not. I don’t think anyone can put a finger on exactly why people are so fascinated with them. Perhaps on some subconscious level we recognize and marvel… Continue Reading “Deer Antlers in Velvet”

Breaded Venison

It’s Wild Game Wednesday! Since we wait all year for deer season, we decided to feature another venison recipe this week for our deer hunters to use in the coming days, weeks or months. This is an easy, versatile recipe that could be used… Continue Reading “Breaded Venison”

No. 7 – What do I do with High-Risk Parts?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more –… Continue Reading “No. 7 – What do I do with High-Risk Parts?”

No. 6 – Is There a State Importation Ban on High-Risk Parts?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more –… Continue Reading “No. 6 – Is There a State Importation Ban on High-Risk Parts?”

No. 5 – Are There Regulations Within DMAs?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more –… Continue Reading “No. 5 – Are There Regulations Within DMAs?”