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Statewide Pheasant Season Opens October 22

Plenty of stocked pheasants throughout the fall and winter seasons await bird hunters, according to the Pa. Game Commission.

The statewide pheasant season opens Saturday, Oct. 22, and the Game Commission will be stocking about 235,000 pheasants – an increase from about 221,000 in the 2021-22 license year, said Ian Gregg, chief of the Game Commission’s Wildlife Operations Division.

The pheasant season runs from Oct. 22-Nov. 25, including Sundays Nov. 13 and Nov. 20; Dec. 12-23, and then Dec. 26-Feb. 27. The limit is two birds daily with six in possession.

“The majority of this year’s increase w...


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