Find out where the big ones are being taken.
Harrisburg, PA -(AmmoLand.com)- Do you hunt deer or bear and want to know where the big ones are being taken?
Check out the 2015 edition of the Pennsylvania Big Game Records book, which is now on sale. The 2015 Pennsylvania Big Game Records book contains more than 4,000 entries in 10 categories: Typical and nontypical deer taken with firearms and archery equipment, black bears taken with firearms and archery equipment, and typical and nontypical elk taken with firearms and archery equipment.
A few of the trophies listed in the records were taken 100 or more years ago, but many others have been taken in recent years. Where in Pennsylvania can you find the top counties for trophy whitetails? Some of the answers might surprise you.
The 2015 records book is available for $6, plus shipping, plus 6 percent sales tax. Make checks payable to and order from: Pennsylvania Game Commission, Dept. MS, 2001 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797; visit “The Outdoor Shop” at www.pgc.state.pa.us or call 1-888-888-3459 to make purchases with your credit card, or stop by the Game Commission’s Harrisburg headquarters to pick up a copy.
Already listed in the record book?
Big-game hunters who are listed in the Pennsylvania records book will want to bag a special patch signifying being a member of this exclusive fraternity. The record-book patch design, which features a bull elk, bear and buck on a Keystone State outline, was crafted by well-known graphic designer Mark Anderson.
This patch is available only to those trophy owners who are listed in the record book, and is sure to become a highly collectible and coveted item.
Patches are $10, plus shipping cost, plus sales tax. Funds from the sale of these patches will be used to support the Big Game Scoring Program.
About Pennsylvania Game Commission:
For more than 100 years, the Game Commission has managed the Commonwealth’s wildlife resources for all Pennsylvanians. With the help of more than 700 full-time employees and thousands of part-timers and volunteers, the agency provides a host of benefits to wildlife, state residents and visitors.
For more information, visit: www.pgc.state.pa.us.