2017-2018 Hunting Licenses will be available for purchase on:
JUNE 19, 2017
PA Game Commission will start accepting Resident Doe Applications on: JULY 10, 2017
They will accept Non-Resident applications on:
JULY 17, 2017
First Round unsold Doe Applications will be accepted on:
AUGUST 7, 2017
4C will have 29,000 allotted Doe Applications
2017 HUNTING NEWS: - Semiautomatic rifles and air guns can now be used for hunting small game and furbearers ONLY. Semiautomatic rifles should be .22 caliber or less and air guns should be .177 to .22 caliber, for woodchucks at least .22 caliber. There are no magazine restrictions for small game.
- You will need to purchase a Pheasant Permit this year for $ 26.90 if you are an adult hunter or senior hunter who wishes to hunt pheasants this year (this includes senior lifetime hunters as well).
- The statewide Archery Bear season has been moved ahead and will now start October 30,2017 and run till November 4, 2017.
- You will NOT receive a PA Game Digest this year only a Pocket Guide. If you would like a digest you can purchase one from the PA Game Commission for $ 6.00.
**** PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE PA GAME COMMISSION IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, THIS IS JUST A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SOME OF THE CHANGES FOR 2017-2018 HUNTING SEASON!****
**** IT IS ILLEGAL TO POSSESS EXPIRED HUNTING OR FURTAKER LICENSES OR HARVEST TAGS WHILE HUNTING OR TRAPPING ****
*** YOU NO LONGER NEED TO DISPLAY YOUR LICENSE WHILE IN THE FIELD, BUT YOU MUST HAVE IT WITH YOU.***
* PLEASE CHECK YOUR DIGEST FOR COMPLETE HUNTING INFORMATION AND FULL LISTINGS OF SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS AND PLEASE REMEMBER I AM ONLY POSTING INFORMATION FOR 4C!!!!