Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Who is the Average Pa Hunter

According to a random survey from the Game Commission, this is the average Pa hunter.

The survey found the average Pennsylvania deer hunter is 47 years old and has been pursuing his or her quarry for 29 years. About 89 percent hunted only in Pennsylvania last year; only 19 percent of the surveyed hunters used trail cameras last year. A whopping 94 percent hunted in the 2011-12 deer seasons; 75 percent did not hunt as part of a hunting club; 73 percent considered deer hunting to be important or very important, and more than 80 percent hunted on private land.

To view a copy of the survey results, visit the Game Commission’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), select the “White-Tailed Deer” photo button on the homepage, and click on “2011 Pennsylvania Deer Hunter Survey Preliminary Results under “Deer Hunting.”

Now you know ....

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