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Episode 13: Making Hunting History in Pennsylvania

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Pennsylvania’s archery deer hunters made history as they took to the woods for the state’s first-ever regulated big-game hunting opportunity. It’s been an exciting fall, with plenty of expanded hunting seasons, including two more Sunday hunting dates during the statewide regular firearms bear season, on Nov. 22, and statewide regular firearms…

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Episode 12: Bear Conservation in the Keystone State

Pennsylvania is home to more than 20,000 black bears and they can be found in all 67 counties. Whether you hunt bears or just enjoy learning about them, this episode is full of information about black bears in the Keystone State, including biology, behavior and much more. Mark Ternent is the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Northcentral…

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Episode 11: Bear Hunting in the Keystone State

If you’re a Pennsylvania bear hunter, you’re in luck, because the hunting opportunities have never been better! It’s an exciting time, between expanded seasons, including one of Pennsylvania’s first-ever Sunday big game hunting opportunities on Nov. 22 for the statewide regular firearms bear season, and a robust bear population totaling about 20,000. In this episode,…

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Episode 10: State of the Pennsylvania Deer Herd: Fall 2020

Not only is the white-tailed deer Pennsylvania’s state mammal and most popular game species, but here in the Keystone State, we have some of the most deer hunters in the country! To celebrate fall and a new deer season, this episode is completely focused on deer and what’s been done to manage the herd for…

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Episode 9: “What Hunting and Conservation Means to Corey Brossman, Pennsylvania Hunter and Sportsman Channel TV Host”

As hunters, we wait all year for fall to get here! In this episode, Pennsylvania Game Commission Marketing Director Matt Morrett celebrates the beginning of the new season by talking with lifelong Pennsylvania hunter and host of The Sportsman Channel’s “Innerloc’s Out There,” Corey Brossman, about the upcoming archery season and so much more!  Corey and Matt have hunted together in Penn’s Woods for decades. Corey…

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Episode 8 “Dove Hunting in the Keystone State”

The opening day of Pennsylvania’s 2020-21 hunting seasons is almost here! Dove hunting is oneof the first signs of fall and a brand-new hunting season. It opens statewide in Pennsylvania onTuesday, Sept. 1. Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife habitat crews have created someincredible managed dove fields across the state for hunters to explore.In advance of the…

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Episode 7: “Elk Hunting in the Keystone State – Past, Present and Future”

Early accounts claim that the last of Pennsylvania’s native elk were hunted in the 1860’s. Today, thanks to many dedicated efforts of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, as many as 1,400 elk freely roam across 3,000 square miles, mostly within several counties in our state’s northcentral region. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Northcentral Region Director Dave Mitchell…

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“Episode 6: Pennsylvania’s Elk Herd and the Inaugural Archery Season”

A special piece of hunting history was made in Pennsylvania when the first-ever archery elk season took place in September of 2019. Pennsylvania Game Commission Elk Biologist Jeremy Banfield joined Marketing Director Matt Morrett to talk about how that exciting season came to be and explain the opportunities now available for those interested in pursuing…

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Episode 5: “125 Years of Wildlife Conservation in Pennsylvania”

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has been a national leader in wildlife management for 125 years! On June 25, 2020, the agency celebrates its 125th anniversary. In this episode, Pennsylvania Game News Editor and Game Commission Historian Joe Kosack leads listeners on a walk through the agency’s impressive natural history here in Penn’s Woods. In the…

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Episode 4: “Celebrating 100 Years of Pennsylvania’s State Game Land System”

On June 15, 2020, Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands System turned 100 years old! To celebrate, Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Habitat Management Bureau Director Pete Sussenbach shared a lot of details about our game lands system, which totals more than 1.5 MILLION acres of land today, [which is more than the entire state of Delaware]! Pete…

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