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#3115403 - Wed Sep 11 2013 03:39 PM Pheasant release schedule:
smirish51 Offline
apprentice

Registered: Fri Aug 30 2013
Posts: 10
Loc: VA - Virginia
Does anyone know when the Game Commission will publish it's pheasant release schedule by county?

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#3115508 - Wed Sep 11 2013 05:45 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: smirish51]
dap Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Wed Nov 19 2003
Posts: 1643
Loc: In the thick stuff
I don't have an answer, but I'll bet you could come real close by looking at last years and adding 6 days to all of the dates.

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#3115669 - Wed Sep 11 2013 09:13 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: smirish51]
skookhunter17954 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 12 2010
Posts: 980
Loc: schuylkill county
Where do they usually publish the dates
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#3115795 - Wed Sep 11 2013 11:16 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: smirish51]
HighCountry66 Offline
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Registered: Wed Nov 05 2003
Posts: 4593
Loc: Mount Jackson, PA
Are they stocking co-ops?

I don't care about the dates. You can still find birds most times.
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#3115828 - Wed Sep 11 2013 11:45 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: smirish51]
11B4PT2 Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 02 2009
Posts: 532
Loc: Luzerne Cty,Pa.
I asked the exact Q.to the game commission the other day and got a prompt reply from them.They stated that they are in the process of updating the new schedule for this year and should be posted in a few weeks.Said to watch their site on facebook and you can sign up for email alerts.

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#3117009 - Fri Sep 13 2013 01:50 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: smirish51]
Pine-Creek Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 02 2011
Posts: 2490
Loc: Pa Mountains, Life Member NRA
Gentlemen,
It is my opinion that this information should never be given out, till a week after birds are stocked. In fact they should close the stocking areas, for at least 3 days after stocking Pheasant and scatter the birds as they stock.
Pine Creek/Dave
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#3117017 - Fri Sep 13 2013 02:00 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: Pine-Creek]
MonsterBuck7 Online   content
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Registered: Sun Sep 27 2009
Posts: 1367
Loc: Northeast PA
Originally Posted By: Pine-Creek
Gentlemen,
They should close the stocking areas, for at least 3 days after stocking Pheasant and scatter the birds.


C'mon, I always enjoy shooting them as they leave the crates. Its easy and fun and I get my limit in a few seconds. No, seriously I kinda agree with you on this one.

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#3117085 - Fri Sep 13 2013 03:32 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: MonsterBuck7]
brittanyman Offline
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Registered: Tue Sep 13 2005
Posts: 1393
Loc: Mckean County
Originally Posted By: MonsterBuck7
Originally Posted By: Pine-Creek
Gentlemen,
They should close the stocking areas, for at least 3 days after stocking Pheasant and scatter the birds.


C'mon, I always enjoy shooting them as they leave the crates. Its easy and fun and I get my limit in a few seconds. No, seriously I kinda agree with you on this one.


I just keep shooting till they stop letting the birds fly from the crates or I run out of shells, then go find two dead birds. Saves alot of time and I dont even have to look for my crippled birds. Dogs are so overrated for pheasant hunting.

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#3117089 - Fri Sep 13 2013 03:36 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: Pine-Creek]
RyanR Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Tue Aug 23 2011
Posts: 2232
Loc: Carbon County, PA
Originally Posted By: Pine-Creek
Gentlemen,
It is my opinion that this information should never be given out, till a week after birds are stocked. In fact they should close the stocking areas, for at least 3 days after stocking Pheasant and scatter the birds as they stock.
Pine Creek/Dave


Multiple day closings are impractical (for one thing too much predator loss over 2 or 3 days) but I'd certainly like to see a "day of stocking" closure or at the very least make it illegal to shoot as the birds are being stocked. I mean some of these slobs cant even wait until the truck has left the field.
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#3117101 - Fri Sep 13 2013 03:54 PM Re: Pheasant release schedule: [Re: RyanR]
brittanyman Offline
veteran

Registered: Tue Sep 13 2005
Posts: 1393
Loc: Mckean County
I wish they would at least stock after hours or on Sundays.
I'm going grouse hunting for the pheasant opener this year.

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