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Managed Dove Fields Ready for Opener


August 29, 2019

When mourning dove season opens Sept. 2, hunters can experience some fast-unfolding action at managed dove fields across the state.

Last year, the Pennsylvania Game Commission changed regulations to allow manipulating crops to attract doves to hunting spots, and the first few managed dove fields were established on state game lands as a result.

This year, Game Commission habitat crews have worked hard to provide nearly 400 acres of managed dove fields on 26 game lands throughout the Commonwealth.

You can learn the locations of these fields by visiting the Mourning Dove page at

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