I'm curious why this seems to be limited to archery season...? Would be nice to have it be provided to all seasons to carry a defensive firearm under an LTCF.
You may, so long as it is only used for self defense in seasons where a center fire may not be used, or it is a legal handgun for hunting whatever you are hunting.
§ 2525. Possession of firearm for protection of self or others
(a) General rule.--It is lawful for a law enforcement officer or any person who possesses a valid license to carry a firearm issued under 18 Pa.C.S. § 6109 (relating to licenses)
to be in possession of a loaded or unloaded firearm while engaged in any activity regulated by this title.
(1) This section shall supersede any prohibition on the possession of a firearm or ammunition contained in any other provision of this title.
(2) This subsection shall not be construed to permit the hunting or harvesting of any wildlife with a firearm or ammunition not otherwise permitted by this title.
(c) Definitions.--As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection:
"Firearm." As defined in 18 Pa.C.S. § 6102 (relating to definitions).
"Law enforcement officer." As defined in 18 Pa.C.S. § 6102 (relating to definitions).
(Nov. 29, 2006, P.L.1462, No.162, eff. 60 days)