USA -(Ammoland.com)- As families come together in holiday celebration over the coming days and weeks, there will be plenty of chances to spend time with loved ones afield.
Opportunities to hunt small game, deer, waterfowl and furbearers either are available now or will be soon.
And you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way than hunting to spend quality family time together, said Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans.
“The holiday season is a time to reconnect with family and friends, and there’s no better setting than on the ridgeline of a nearby tract of state game lands, a brushy meadow of your favorite farm-country hunting property or in countless other wild places throughout our Commonwealth,” Burhans said. “Especially for those who are returning home to Pennsylvania.”
A number of hunting seasons now are open. Among them is the ruffed grouse season, which closes Dec. 23.
The rabbit, squirrel and pheasant seasons also are open now. While hunting isn’t allowed on Sundays or on Christmas, those seasons are open until Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer hunting will make its return statewide Dec. 26, when the flintlock muzzleloader and late archery seasons kick off. Those seasons run until …Read the Rest