New look for Pennsylvania deer hunting seasons? December 18, 2012

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New look for Pennsylvania deer hunting seasons? December 18, 2012 
... Commission staff were directed to come up with a forecast of the implications of opening the rifle season on a Saturday, which would be a major departure from decades of hunting tradition in Pennsylvania.. Commissioner Ronald Weaner warned, "There are a whole lot of our population that are rifle-only hunters, who hunt one day a year or three days a year. I don't want to disenfranchise them by killing off half the deer before they get a change to hunt."

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