Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Hunting Laws and Regulations Forum



Topic Options
#2806862 - Mon Oct 08 2012 06:24 PM coyote hunting during archery deer
hal0ofwint3r Offline
newbie

Registered: Thu Feb 18 2010
Posts: 7
Loc: PA
sorry if there's already a thread/topic/post about this, i couldn't find one. i don't do any archery hunting, so i'm not sure what the regulations are for coyote hunting. i know the regulations say during big game, coyotes may be taken while lawfully hunting big game or with a furtakers license. so does that mean i can only hunt coyotes - 1)during the day, 2)only if i'm archery hunting for deer(and a coyote comes within range), 3)the combination of 1 AND 2, and/or 3)i can hunt them any time IF i HAVE a furtakers license? it's just confusing when reading the regulation. there can be so many "if's" and "and's" and i don't want to do anything wrong. i do know you can't hunt coyotes at night during rifle(deer) because you can't use lights at night. i guess my question is can i hunt coyotes night/day/both during archery deer, WITH a rifle?

Top
#2807358 - Tue Oct 09 2012 01:15 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: hal0ofwint3r]
Buckeroo Offline
veteran

Registered: Sun Oct 07 2007
Posts: 1525
Loc: Selinsgrove Pa, 4E, 4D
You may hunt them at night with a rifle/shotgun/bow/crossbow, if you have a furtakers license or you may harvest a coyote during archery season while hunting with a pa hunting license/Archery Stamp. You have to be legally hunting a big game season in order to take a coyote or have a furtakers license!


Edited by Buckeroo (Tue Oct 09 2012 01:17 AM)
_________________________
The past can not be forgotten, but the future is anything you want it to be.

Top
#2807549 - Tue Oct 09 2012 09:00 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: hal0ofwint3r]
hal0ofwint3r Offline
newbie

Registered: Thu Feb 18 2010
Posts: 7
Loc: PA
i'm still confused. example, it's archery season(for deer). i want to go out at night for coyotes this weekend(12-14 OCT). i don't have an archery stamp, but i do have a furtakers license. your reply was - i have to be legally hunting big game(which would be archery[deer], with a bow and archery stamp in possession) in order to take a coyote. but i don't have to be legally hunting big game, if i have a furtakers license. that's the part that's confusing for me. sorry if i'm making it a hassle lol, it just seems like a trick answer. "legally hunting big game with archery stamp" and "furtakers license" is the angel and demon on either side and i'm the "OR" in the middle. or put it this way(sorry, still just trying to figure this out) - in order for me to take a coyote(this weekend) i - 1)am out in the woods hunting big game with my archery stamp(no furtakers license) and coyote runs up on me, so i get him with my bow. OR 2)i have a furtakers license so it doesn't matter if i'm legally hunting big game or not, and i can go out(again this weekend, during archery) at night with my rifle. that's my intention this weekend - archery season, hunting coyotes at night, with my rifle, no archery stamp, but with my furtakers license.

Top
#2807607 - Tue Oct 09 2012 09:52 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: hal0ofwint3r]
outofstater Online   content
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sat Apr 25 2009
Posts: 2957
Loc: Md.
So you need the furtaker for yote hunting at night?

Top
#2807612 - Tue Oct 09 2012 09:56 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: hal0ofwint3r]
hal0ofwint3r Offline
newbie

Registered: Thu Feb 18 2010
Posts: 7
Loc: PA
yes, i have a furtakers license, i want to hunt at night, during archery, with a rifle for coyote.

Top
#2807628 - Tue Oct 09 2012 10:18 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: outofstater]
YZEATER Offline
old hand

Registered: Thu Mar 25 2010
Posts: 1199
Loc: ALLEGH. CO.
Originally Posted By: outofstater
So you need the furtaker for yote hunting at night?


no. coyotes are in 24/7. if it's in deer season, you need a valid deer tag, and if it is bear season you need a valid bear tag.

if you have a furtakers license you can hunt in the deer and bear seasons without valid tags.
_________________________
2D hunter

Top
#2807673 - Tue Oct 09 2012 11:08 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: YZEATER]
Grey Dog Offline
old hand

Registered: Sun Mar 20 2005
Posts: 701
Loc: gum stump pa
After legal shooting hours( durning archery or bear season) or before legal shooting hours one does not need a Fur Takers License. Night hunting can be done without a Fur Takers license. Why? because one can not legally hunt deer or bear at night.

Top
#2808887 - Wed Oct 10 2012 07:16 AM Re: coyote hunting during archery deer [Re: YZEATER]
outofstater Online   content
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sat Apr 25 2009
Posts: 2957
Loc: Md.
Thanks, here in Md. they started a few years ago you need a fur stamp to take one regardless of what time. Its in expensive like 5 or ten bucks but kind of stupid to charge for a stamp when Dnr wants them taken.

Top


Moderator:  BCozhunter, corey22, DIYASUB, Samuel 
Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
289 registered (410-er, 35ruger, 5chunter, 1flyfish, ''TEAM STICK'EM', 25 invisible), 764 Guests and 18 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
Treed, MattyG84, Bobcat68, egs62, Willard
33813 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Joshua Scores Another!
by LCLrutnut
withdrawal
by yellodog
Jacobsburg State Park
by BuckFever1013
Day 2 Fisher Success
by trapperrick
Savage Axis-friends son.
by basdjs
Obsession buys Strothers
by Big Red
Saddle type shotgun mount
by icemole
New Topics
Jacobsburg State Park
by BuckFever1013
6 minutes 40 seconds ago
Day 2 Fisher Success
by Beiny
21 minutes 51 seconds ago
Brian Regan (this guy needs help)
by atr
Today at 12:48 PM
.50 cal Lyman Deerstalker Loads
by urbanrabbits
Today at 11:51 AM
For sale sportsdog 1800 2 collar
by gfedor
Today at 11:38 AM
Another fun hunt - 2nd edition
by kadd
Today at 11:31 AM
Any beagle clubs doung rabbit hunt
by gfedor
Today at 11:06 AM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35847
RonM 31353
RB-HPA 28092
Bluetick 24098
DennyF 23000
TATERDAVID 22769
SigPro2340 21481
Peppy 20896
DIYASUB 20822
timberdoodle 19558
Forum Stats
33813 Members
97 Forums
115426 Topics
1461933 Posts

Max Online: 2060 @ Mon Dec 01 2014 08:50 PM