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I am looking to hunt state/public land during the 2011 deer season. I am familiar with the RT 84 corridor form the NJ border to Scranton.

Can anyone make a recommendation to state lands for me to look into? I am obviously going to do my own scouting next year, I just don't know where to start, as I have never hunted PA before. Thanks
 

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You might want to check into Northern Wayne and Susquehanna Counties as well.
 

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SGL 13 in Sullivan county. Big bears and big bucks. VEry very vast, you must scout it, but if you put the time in you will have luck.
 

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You might want to look into the federal land in Pike County by the Delaware River. I think its called the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. I hunt a lot of that land in the Dingmans Ferry area quite sucessfuly along Rts 209 and 739. Plenty of deer and bear.
 

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acorn1956 said:
You might want to look into the federal land in Pike County by the Delaware River. I think its called the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. I hunt a lot of that land in the Dingmans Ferry area quite sucessfuly along Rts 209 and 739. Plenty of deer and bear.
I am very familiar with the DWG along 209. I have camped and canoed that stretch of river dozens of times. I was unaware, though, that you could hunt there. I'll have to look into that.
 

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There are good sections along 209 but it gets hit hard during bear and rifle deer. Do your homework.
 

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mtnboy said:
You might want to check into Northern Wayne and Susquehanna Counties as well.
Northern Wayne, right by the West Branch of the Delaware
2 SGL's and hardly any traffic compared to farther south.
 
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