Pennsylvania’s boating programs

Dear Boater, Pennsylvania’s boating programs are paid for by Pennsylvania’s boaters. When you purchase fuel for your boat, you pay state and federal fuel taxes.  The state portion is refunded to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission where it is used to provide benefits to boaters. The refund is based on an annual estimate of boat…

TURKEYS, HUNTERS BENEFIT FROM HABITAT WORK

TURKEYS, HUNTERS BENEFIT FROM HABITAT WORK National Wild Turkey Federation approves nearly $150K in improvements across Pennsylvania in 2016. With Pennsylvania’s spring gobbler season about to kick off, the state’s turkeys are benefiting –now and in the future – from habitat work performed in partnership with National Wild Turkey Federation. More than 70 habitat-enhancement projects…

OTTER SEASON EXTENDED

OTTER SEASON EXTENDED Further extensions are possible; the Game Commission’s Facebook page is the fastest path to updates.   Pennsylvania’s first river-otter season in more than 50 years is being extended at least until Wednesday, Feb. 24 because harvest quotas have not yet been met. The season, which is open only in Wildlife Management Units…