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Hunting

Hunting

Light Geese & Brant Seasons

LIGHT GEESE (Snow Geese and Ross’ Geese)

  • Atlantic Population Zone:
    • Regular: Oct. 1-Jan. 28, 25 daily, no possession limit.
    • Conservation Hunt: Jan. 30 – April 21; 25 daily, no possession limit.
  • Resident Population Zone:
    • Regular: Oct. 25-Feb. 25; 25 daily, no possession limit.
    • Conservation Hunt: Feb. 27 – April 21; 25 daily, no possession limit.

BRANT

(All Zones): Oct. 8-Dec. 5.

2 daily, 6 in possession.

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.

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.