Pennsylvania Outdoors

Hunting Camp Liability

During the yearly deer season, many hunters gather at a camp with friends and family. These gatherings are commonly accompanied by the presence of alcohol. Throughout the season, some intoxicated camp members and/or guests unfortunately get behind the wheel of a car. This raises the question: Who may be held liable if a person becomes...

Pennsylvania Outdoors

Conceal Carry During Archery Season

Recently, I was asked if an archery hunter is legally allowed to carry his handgun while archery hunting. This is an excellent question because it is widely believed that it is unlawful to be in possession of a firearm during archery hunting. Some hunters are provided the leeway to carry concealed weapons during their archery...

Pennsylvania Outdoors

Semiautomatic Rifles to Hunt Predators?

On May 1, 2014, Representative Gregory Lucas (R-Crawford and Erie Counties) introduced House Bill no. 2230, which now has been referred to the Committee on Game and Fisheries. This Bill, if approved, would amend Section 2308(b) of Title 34 [Game and Wildlife Code] to allow the use of “a semiautomatic rifle, .223 caliber or less...