Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 147 in December of 2019, allowing the Pennsylvania Game Commission to designate three Sundays in 2020 for hunting. The PGC in turn opened Sunday hunting to archery deer hunters on Nov. 15, bear hunters on Nov. 22 and deer hunters during firearms season on Nov.
What 3 Sundays can you hunt in PA?
The new law allows hunting on three Sundays: one during rifle deer season, one in archery deer season and a third that was to be determined by the game commission.
Can you hunt on Sunday in PA?
SUNDAY HUNTING: It is unlawful to hunt on Sundays except foxes, crows and coyotes. Other exceptions are included with species seasons below.
What are the dates for Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania?
The approved 2020-21 deer hunting seasons are as follows, according to the PGC: Deer, archery (antlered and antlerless) WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D: Sept. 19-Nov. 14; Sunday, Nov.
Why is there no hunting in PA on Sunday?
According to its website, “The current restrictions on Sunday hunting provide safety and security to farm families and friends who are journeying around the farm to enjoy the woods and landscape on that day.
Is it legal to kill squirrels in Pennsylvania?
The short answer to is it illegal to kill squirrels is yes, it’s illegal to kill squirrels without a permit in many states. However, you can shoot squirrels with a permit during hunting and trapping season. However, you can also get rid of squirrels without shooting.
Can I hunt on my own land without a license in PA?
Qualified landowners, those with their land under continuous commercial cultivation, can hunt their own land without a hunting license during the legal seasons but they can not hunt on any other lands.
Can I shoot a deer in my yard in PA?
It is unlawful to hunt for, shoot at, trap, take, chase or disturb wildlife within 150 yards of any occupied residence, camp, industrial or commercial building, farm house or farm building, or school or playground without the permission of the occupants.
Are you allowed to bait deer in PA?
Putting out food for deer as bait during hunting season has never been allowed in Pennsylvania, except in the Southeast Special Regulations Area. Baiting there has been allowed the past several years as a way to help urban/suburban hunters draw deer out of areas they can’t access in order to harvest them.
What can you hunt in Pa right now?
Here’s what’s in during the 2020 spring/summer hunting seasons in Pennsylvania:
- Turkey (bearded only) …
- Woodchuck (groundhog) …
- Crow. …
- Opossums, striped skunks and weasels (no Sundays) …
- Coyotes (Sundays permitted) …
- Feral Swine (Sundays permitted) …
- Beaver (trapping) …
- Light geese conservation season (Snow Geese and Ross’ Geese)
How much does a hunting license cost in Pennsylvania?
Hunting License Fees
|Type of License||Ages||Cost|
|Resident Adult Furtaker||17 – 64||$20.90|
|Resident Junior Furtaker||12 – 16||$6.90|
|Resident Senior Furtaker||65 – up||$13.90|
|Resident Senior Lifetime Furtaker||65 – up||$51.90|