Saturday start to 2019 deer hunting season might not be permanent

Paul Peirce | Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Much like the split vote to allow deer hunting to start the Saturday after Thanksgiving, differences of public opinion has the Pennsylvania Game Commission already agreeing to re-examine the controversial issue after this year.

After 55 years of opening the Monday after Thanksgiving, the commission voted 5-3 on April 8 to move up the start of the firearms deer hunting season by two days this year, starting it on Nov. 30. On Tuesday, the commission said it will see how things go in November before deciding if the move is permanent.

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