Christmas hunting season

The regular gun deer season closes tomorrow, and while several late-season deer hunting opportunities are available, many sportsmen will turn their attention back to hunting small game in Pennsylvania’s fields and woods.

mike barcaskey

There are still several unfilled deer tags in our family, and while I’m sure we’ll be out for a few days where the bow or shotgun will be taken out into the field looking for another deer, our main focus will be taking the dogs out for rabbits. . and pheasants.

Just in time for family members to head home for vacations from college or distant jobs, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is stocking the last of this year’s pheasants for holiday enjoyment.

Three Late Season Stockings will occur throughout the Christmas season: Christmas Season, Late Season 1, and Late Season 2. Every county in our area will receive birds during each of the stockings.