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#3108412 - Tue Sep 03 2013 08:59 AM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
dce Offline
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The PGC most likley won't have anything to do with checking permits since they don't enforce tresspass.Also,Since the hunters hunting the property don't own it,interupting someone's hunt to check for a permit is was to get pinched for hunter harrasment.

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#3108842 - Tue Sep 03 2013 05:58 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
fragmag Offline
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I've got my application in. Wonder how many will be signed up when it's all said and done.

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#3108878 - Tue Sep 03 2013 06:40 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
bushmaster Offline
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My guess is you'll see county cops in the parking areas only. They won't go in the woods, never have. I use to run into the game commission quite a bit when coming out, prior to them posting.
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#3108881 - Tue Sep 03 2013 06:44 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: fragmag]
Cold Bore Offline
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Originally Posted By: fragmag
Wonder how many will be signed up when it's all said and done.


A lot more than the 157 allocated permits! eek

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#3109025 - Tue Sep 03 2013 08:46 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: Cold Bore]
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Also how fair will the drawing be you never know deal
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#3109521 - Wed Sep 04 2013 11:59 AM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
dce Offline
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Loc: dubois
How many acres?

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#3109647 - Wed Sep 04 2013 01:55 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: dce]
Octoberjohn Offline
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Loc: 2D-Butler County
Originally Posted By: dce
How many acres?


2362 acres open to hunting. 157 permits to be issued. Supposed to give an average of 15 acres per hunter.
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#3109654 - Wed Sep 04 2013 01:59 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: pshandrick]
jmdb25 Offline
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Registered: Mon Nov 21 2005
Posts: 2280
Loc: Elwood City/Elk county
Originally Posted By: pshandrick
22,000+ acres on the Airport 2,000 roughly in buildings so 20,000 acres not housing buildings runways etc. That leaves alot of land to hunt. The area opened up used to be great hunting but once they posted it there seemed to be more pressure than before. I hunted it alot prior to it being posted and if policed it could become what it once was. There is a ton of forage in this area oak stands primarily. I know the area well and wish all luck. If you run into another hunter ask to see the permit. If they don't have it call that is the only way to do this right. Also expect a heavy PGC and ACP presence to ensure it is being hunted only by those permitted.



So you are saying the already low staff of the PGC and all the Urban unlawful hunting done in Pittsburgh that the wardens are going to focus heavy on this... not going to happen. As it sounds many of the 2B hunters on here were already doing or at least "knew" someone who was.
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#3109719 - Wed Sep 04 2013 02:57 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
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15 acres a hunter lol. Its gonna be a zoo. Someone is gonna kill the big bucks in their back yards or the bucks will go to a point on the property minus intrusion. Big bucks arent just gonna mope around in daylight in front of a pile of guys in every nook and cranny.

I predict a fist fight before end of season. I dont care if theres 10,000 acres. Theres only so many prime spots to kill a good buck. 10 good hunters could make 2000 acres look like a postage stamp.
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#3109721 - Wed Sep 04 2013 02:59 PM Re: archery tags for Pittisburgh Intl airport [Re: NiceRack!]
jlh42581 Offline
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When they get these properties that have the ability to produce a quality animal they should sell preference points to them like big game elsewhere. Nah, just open the flood gates like they did to SGL 333 which now [censored].
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