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Seasonal Roads, Designated Routes, Snowmobile Trails and Access for Hunters with Disabilities

Seasonal Roads Open for Hunting & Trapping
Designated Routes for Horses and Bicycles
Snowmobile Trails
Access Routes for Hunters with Disabilities

Public Shooting Ranges

Public Shooting Ranges in the Southcentral Region

Field Reports - January 22, 2018

Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that two Baltimore, Md. residents have pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from two separate road-hunting incidents. Both men were charged with illegally shooting two deer through the truck window at two separate locations. A landowner witnessed the violation and located the vehicle at a nearby hunting cabin. If not for the witness and her persistence, both of these crimes would have gone unpunished.

Perry County Game Warden Kevin P. Anderson Jr. reports that hunting pressure on the state game lands propagation islands was very high. Hunters braved the cold weather and icing river to hunt the islands on Dec. 26, and many were successful.

Blair and Huntingdon counties LMO Chris Skipper reports multiple violations were encountered during the two-week rifle deer season.

Cumberland County Game Warden John Fetchkan reports an investigation into a deer that most likely was shot from the road behind the Little League baseball fields in Newville is ongoing. This occurred after rifle season. The deer had a crossbow bolt still in its head. If anyone knows anything about this please contact 814-643-1831.

York County Game Warden Justin Ritter reports a York Township man has plead guilty to hunting while privileges were revoked, hunting through the use of bait, and attempting to take deer unlawfully. The man was subject of a two- month investigation. Multiple Game Wardens, Deputy Game Wardens, and a Game Commission K-9, were involved in the investigation and arrest of the man.

Fulton County Game Warden Justin T. Klugh reports that three individuals have pleaded guilty to unlawful taking of wildlife after being caught on trail cameras loading illegal deer into their vehicles.