The whistle rang in my ears as the Vizsla wheeled on cue. No pheasant there. The lack of a bird didn’t dim her spirits, however, as the dog’s excited bounce belied. Onward she ran, down row after row of stiff sorghum stalks in pursuit of her prey.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced that completion of the National Rifle Association’s free hunter-education online course will satisfy the prerequisite for obtaining a hunter or fur-taker license in the Commonwealth.
Historic legislation passed in Pennsylvania allowing hunters to pursue game on specific Sundays. But the road to get there was littered with its fair share of hurdles. We learned firsthand what had to happen to make Sunday hunting a reality for Keystone State sportsmen.
Thanks to the 2019 enactment of Sunday hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147, hunters may take part in America’s oldest tradition seven days a week.
At the urging of several of the state's Supreme Court justices, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf backtracked on a portion of his Coronavirus-related emergency shut down order yesterday, allowing gun stores to reopen, albeit under severe restrictions.
Here are just a handful of the many reasons to make the trip to the Great American Outdoor Show this year, held in Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 1-9.
On November 27, governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 147 into law, allowing hunting on three Sundays each calendar year; one during the deer rifle season, one during the deer archery season and another to be determined by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Pennsylvania hunting history was made when the state’s inaugural archery elk season opened on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Jim Lickfeld of Williamsville, N.Y., killed Pennsylvania's first archery-season bull elk, and it could become the No. 1 state record.