Deer Archery Season in Pennsylvania

Welcome to archery hunting season! October 4th marked the start of deer archery season in Pennsylvania. There have been some changes in restrictions this year, implemented by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. One of the largest changes is a decrease in antlerless (doe) licenses in most regions. This is actually an answer to hunter requests to… Read more »

The Tioga Hunting Lodge

hunting ranches in pa

  Whenever hunters and outdoor enthusiasts visit the properties of Tioga Boar Hunting, they’re taken aback by the incredible mix of luxury and natural splendor. As all of our guests come to find out eventually, an excursion on our hunting grounds may bring you closer to Mother Nature, but it certainly couldn’t be called “roughing… Read more »

The Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

If you plan to hunt in other states besides Pennsylvania this season, you should be aware of the ways you can help to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease. As always, when you travel to another region to do your hunting, there are certain regulations you have to keep in mind. Before returning to… Read more »

Are Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands Public Property?

Some people have wondered lately whether Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands should be considered public property. While many people have tried to present a case for this, the fact is that these lands are not public for a few reasons. No matter where you fall on this debate, there are some details that should not be… Read more »

Pennsylvania Hunting Season is in Full Swing

Labor Day has come and gone and hunting season is in full swing across the state. Both Canada Goose and Dove hunting hours run from noon to sunset until September 25. After that date, you can still hunt dove until November 15, but the hours change from a half hour to before sunrise to sunset…. Read more »

The Country’s First Conservation Training School

The country’s first conservation training school was located in Brockway, PA and there have been recent efforts to mark its place in history. Last month the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marked an area, a little over a mile away from the school’s original location, to honor the school’s history.   Located in Jefferson County,… Read more »

Missed Picking Up a Pennsylvania Doe License?

If you missed picking up a doe license, you’re not quite out of luck. While antlerless deer licenses may be sold out across the state, you can still buy special permits that allow you to hunt in several counties. There are only about 5,000 DMA 2 Antlerless Permits left however, so if you’re without one,… Read more »

Best Bear Management Plans in the Country

Did you know that the state of Maine has one of the best bear management plans in the country? Bear hunting and careful population management has yielded great results, but the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) may soon be bringing that to an end.   First, a little bit of background on this… Read more »

American Hunters Honored in Germany

Hunting in the United States and Germany may have more in common than you might think. In fact, hunting is an honored tradition in Germany and recently fifteen Americans were awarded German hunting certificates. These certificates were given out at a special ceremony that was the culmination of a three-month long hunting course.   Throughout… Read more »

Hunting Drones in Pennsylvania?

  If you have been thinking about getting your hands on a drone to assist during your next hunt, think again. Lawmakers in Pennsylvania have recently introduced Senate Bill 1332, a law that would ban the use of drones by hunters or anyone looking to disturb other hunters or wildlife.   While there have been… Read more »