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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 - July 8, 2019

Franklin County Game Warden Trevor Shauf reports an individual found a great blue heron caught in a leg-hold trap. The incident is being investigated. The bird was able to be released and fly off.

Perry County Game Warden Steven Brussese reports that the bears around the county have become very active of late. Residents of bear country are reminded to bring in their birdfeeders and secure residential garbage.

Blair County Game Warden Michael College reports an Allegheny Township man was cited for hunting turkeys during a closed season in Frankstown Township. Fines could exceed $1,000.

Mifflin County Game Warden Amanda M. Isett is receiving a lot of bear complaints.

Blair and Bedford counties Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports that a Bedford County man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful killing of two bucks this past season. One was a large 13-point and the other was a large 8-point. Total fines of $3,850 were assessed.

Blair and Bedford counties Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports that a Bedford County man has pleaded guilty to unlawfully killing a deer a night through use of a spotlight in the area of Blue Knob State Park. Total fines exceed $4,000.

Adams County Game Warden Darren J. David reports that, during a Memorial Day weekend enforcement detail on state game lands, an unconscious woman was found lying on the ground in front of her vehicle. EMS was contacted, and she was taken to the hospital.

Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn reports an individual pleaded guilty to shooting a turkey before the season. He was assessed a total of $1,100 in fines and could lose his license for three years.

Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn reports an individual pleaded guilty to shooting an immature bald eagle. He was assessed a $150 fine and $2,500 restitution.

Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich reports that two people have been charged for possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia on State Game Lands 170.

Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich reports he encountered an incident where a pedestrian was nearly struck by a scooter in Monroe Township. The scooter’s rider was found to be in possession of and under the influence of a controlled substance. He was arrested for those violations.

Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich reports that Deputy Game Warden Bryan Dunn has encountered and cited numerous people for violations at the State Game Lands 230 shooting ranges.

York County Game Warden Cameron Murphy reports that, while dropping off a road-killed deer at a deer pit, he happened across several teens smoking marijuana in the parking lot on State Game Lands 416 in York County. The appropriate citations were filed and their parents were none too happy with them when they received the phone call to come pick them up.