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2022-23 Seasons and Bag Limits

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  • The license year begins July 1 and ends June 30.

SUNDAY HUNTING: It is unlawful to hunt on Sundays except foxes, crows and coyotes. Other exceptions are included with species seasons below.

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No open seasons on other wild birds or wild mammals.

1 No hunting on Sunday authorized. See 34 Pa.C.S. § 2303.

2 Hunting on Sunday authorized on separately delineated Sunday date(s) only. See 34 Pa.C.S. § 2303.

3 Hunting on Sunday is authorized. See 34 Pa.C.S. § 2303.

4 Only persons who possess a special wild turkey license as provided for in section 2709 of the act (relating to license costs and fees) may take a second spring gobbler during the hunting license year; all other persons, including mentored youth hunters, may take only one spring gobbler. A maximum of 2 spring gobblers per license year may be taken by any combination of licenses or exceptions for mentored youth.

5 Only one antlered deer (buck) may be taken during the hunting license year.

6 Includes resident and nonresident license holders who have reached or will reach their 65th birthday in the year of the application for the license and hold a valid adult license or qualify for license and fee exemptions under section 2706 of the act (relating to resident license and fee exemptions).

7 Only one bear may be taken during the hunting license year with the required bear license.

8 Only one elk may be taken during the hunting license year with the required elk license.