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Public Shooting Ranges

Public Shooting Ranges in the Southcentral Region

Field Reports - January 8, 2018

Bedford County Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports four individuals have been charged with loaded firearms in a vehicle and the unlawful taking of a white-tailed deer.

Bedford County Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports that two men have been charged with unlawfully harvesting a white-tailed deer outside of a DMAP area.

Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich reports that, on the first day of rifle deer season, an individual was hunting in an area, within a safety zone, which had mineral bait enticement for deer. He was in his stand wearing full camouflage and no orange.

Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich reports that a case was investigated involving an individual who shot a deer in a baited area. Charges are pending.

Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn reports that he filed citations against one individual for hunting over bait and for permitting a juvenile he was accompanying to hunt over bait.

Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn reports that he filed citations against two individuals for spotlighting after legal hours.

Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn reports that he filed one citation against an individual for hunting over bait and one citation for not wearing any fluorescent orange clothing while hunting during the rifle deer season.

Huntingdon County Game Warden Amy Nabozny reports that while the statewide rifle bear season resulted in a very low harvest in her district, the extended bear season that ran concurrent with a portion of the first week of rifle deer season resulted in a very good harvest. The warmer temperatures and the abundance of fall mast resulted in the bears staying out of the dens longer and allowed more hunters to successfully harvest bears during that extended season.

Mifflin County Game Warden Amanda M. Isett reports that a hunter was cited for killing a brown creeper and a black-capped chickadee on the first day of deer season.

York County officers report that several individuals have been cited for not wearing the required orange material while hunting.

York County officers report that one individual was charged for dumping construction material on property open to public hunting.