Antlerless deer hunts set for SCID grounds


First Posted: 9/8/2014

The State Correctional Institution at Dallas, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct two, one-day, antlerless deer hunts on the prison grounds.

The first hunt on Friday, Oct. 24, will be for 50 junior hunters between the ages of 12 and 16 years old. To be eligible, junior hunters must have a valid Pennsylvania hunting license and a valid 3B antlerless deer permi,; be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 years who is willing to sign a waiver of responsibility, have proper clothing – 250 square inches of fluorescent orange on head, chest and back, visible from 360 degrees and use a shotgun with slugs or any muzzleloader including scoped in-lines.

The second hunt on Saturday, Oct. 25, will be for 50 junior hunters between the ages of 12 and 16 years old. To be eligible, junior hunters must have a valid Pennsylvania hunting license and a valid 3B antlerless deer permit, be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 years who is willing to sign a waiver of responsibility, and have proper clothing 250 square inches of fluorescent orange on head, chest and back, visible from 360 degrees and use a shotgun with slugs or any muzzleloader including scoped in-lines.

A lottery will be used as the method of obtaining a permit. Only one application per hunter will be accepted.

Interested hunters should send a 3×5 white index card with their name, address, phone number, date of birth, back tag number and CID antlerless deer permit number on it and send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the needed information to Larry Mahally, State Correctional Institution at Dallas, 1000 Follies Road, Dallas, PA 18612.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Only one permit will be issued per person. Permits will be valid for the date indicated. Only those selected will be notified by mail. Notifications will be mailed during the week of Oct. 6. Those chosen to hunt should report to the institution by 6 a.m. on the date they’re chosen.

For additional information, contact Capt. Mark Pall at 570-675-1101, ext. 725.

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