Is PA a good turkey hunting state?

Is PA a good turkey hunting state?

This region is one of the truly wild places left in the United States. Elsewhere to the northwest, Allegheny National Forest (517,000 acres) usually has birds. WMU 4D (central PA) puts up consistent harvest numbers, too.

Can you hunt turkey on Sundays in PA?

SUNDAY HUNTING: It is unlawful to hunt on Sundays except foxes, crows and coyotes. Other exceptions are included with species seasons below.

Do you need a license to hunt turkey in PA?

Hunters reporting their turkey harvests over the telephone through by calling 1-800-838-4431. Hunters will need to have their license and information from the completed tag, including the tag number, beard length and spur length.

What are the dates for turkey season in PA?

Pennsylvania Wild Turkey Seasons

Fall General Season Oct. 30-Nov. 26**
Spring Season Apr. 30-May 31
Spring Youth Season Apr. 23, 2022

Where is the best turkey hunting in PA?

Since the 1970s, numbers have increased from around 1.5 million to more than 7 million today! There are decent turkey hunting seasons happening in 49 of the 50 states. And in Pennsylvania, Tioga Ranch is the best place to find them!

Can you use a rifle to hunt turkey in PA?

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Game Commission is eliminating the use of rifles from fall turkey hunting.

Do you have to wear orange when turkey hunting in PA?

There is no requirement for hunters to wear fluorescent orange during the spring turkey season, though wearing it is recommended while moving. Blinds used while turkey hunting must be manufactured with manmade materials of sufficient density to block movement within the blind from an observer outside the blind.

How many turkey tags can you get in PA?

This license includes one antlered deer tag, one fall turkey tag, one spring turkey tag and small game hunting privileges for one license year. All applicants must provide documentation of: Pennsylvania being their home of record.

When can you hunt turkeys all day in PA?

From April 30-May 14, legal hunting hours are one-half hour before sunrise until noon; from May 16-31, legal hunting hours are one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset.

Can you shoot a turkey out of a tree in PA?

Hunting is by calling only. This means if you walk up on a gobbler and shoot it from the roost it is illegal. However, in the off chance you sit under a bird without realizing it, then call and it gobbles you can shoot it off the roost (the PGC confirmed this).

Can I shoot a turkey with a .22 in PA?

While hunting turkey during the spring turkey season, it is unlawful to: (i) Use or possess a centerfire, rimfire or muzzleloading firearm that propels single projectile ammunition, except as authorized under section 2525 of the act.

Can you hunt turkey with a rifle in PA?

Can you hunt turkey from a tree stand in PA?

Yes you can hunt them from a treestand.

What size shot is legal for turkey hunting in PA?

No. 4
Fall season Shot no larger than No. 4 lead, No. 2 steel or No. 4 of any other U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service-approved nontoxic shot.

Can you shoot 2 turkeys a day in PA?

Getting a license: Pennsylvania hunters again this year can purchase a license to harvest a second gobbler in the spring season, but only one gobbler may be taken per day.

Can you hunt turkey in PA with a semi auto shotgun?

Currently, in Pennsylvania, we allow semi-automatic shotguns to be used for hunting small game, migratory birds, turkey and deer in special regulation areas (ammunition specific).

Can you use a rifle for turkey hunting in PA?