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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 18, 2018

Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that a Fishertown man was cited for multiple violations after he allowed his juvenile son to alight from a vehicle and kill an antlered deer from the road. The crime was witnessed and reported by a concerned hunter. The father pleaded guilty to all charges and was fined $800, plus fees. He also faces revocation of his hunting privileges.

Cumberland County Game Warden John Fetchkan reports that several illegal deer investigations are ongoing in three districts. During the second week of rifle deer season, three hunters with loaded rifles were encountered less than 60 yards from a residence, and were only a foot or two off the road.

Perry County Game Warden Kevin P. Anderson Jr. reports that a Perry County man recently pleaded guilty to shooting an antlered deer with a rifle during archery season. A concerned hunter reported the violation after witnessing it while waiting for the deer to come into archery range. The report helped to solve the case.

Blair and Huntingdon counties LMO Chris Skipper reminds those traveling seasonally opened state game lands roads do so at their own risk. The roads are not plowed or otherwise maintained during inclement weather. Roads may be closed by the Game Commission if road conditions prove too dangerous or compromise road integrity.

Juniata County Game Warden Eric Kelly reports multiple geese were unlawfully killed in Milford Township with single-projectile ammunition.