2017 UBP 5C Hunt
SEPTEMBER 21 - 23, 2017
started years ago as a way for UBP members to get together for a hunt down in
the “Special Regs” area before the regular archery season started. It was small
with only 6 hunters and was a one day hunt. Over the years it has grown into a
multi-day hunt and campout and we have built quite a good rapport with the
local farmers and landowners. It is a very family friendly event, and although
a lot of the participants know each other, every year we are meeting and
signing up new members. It is a great weekend of fellowship, camaraderie and of
course hunting (and camping).
Our “home base”
is the Kutztown Campground(1131 Saucony Rd. Kutztown, Pa. 19530) starting
on Thursday and we will break camp on Sunday. The owners are very accommodating
and have basically reserved one whole section of the campground for us!
Everyone is welcome to camp with us for any (or all) of those days, or if you
live in the area you can sleep at home and hunt with us during the day(or hunt
on your own, if you prefer). In the evenings we will have a campfire and will
do a “group” dinner Fri. (usually pizza) and Sat. (pig roast). If you
prefer, you can bring something and do dinners on your own.
Camping is tent
or trailer and very reasonable! There are shower and bathroom facilities on
hunt dates are Thurs Sept. 21 to Sat. Sept 23. You may come in Wed. Sept 20 to
set up after 12 noon.
This year we
are going back to a VOLUNTARY donation to Hunters Sharing the Harvest. Although
we encourage everyone to donate their deer to this worthy cause, it will not
be mandatory this year.
We have many
local farms and properties that we have permission to hunt. (Or if you are
local and wish to hunt your own properties, that is fine.) If you hunt
with us, you will be given a google earth map with info on: where to park,
hunt, property boundaries and other pertinent info.
Doe tags for
WMU 5C have become more limited in recent years, so we suggest if you plan to
hunt with us, to get at least one tag early(do NOT wait for them to go over the
Bear tags are
encouraged, as bear season is open in 5C concurrent with the archery deer
and carp are plentiful in the stream that runs right behind camp. So if you
have bowfishing equipment, bring it along. If not, don’t worry………….a lot of the
guys are more than happy to share their equipment.
We hope to see
you all at the 2017 UBP 5C Hunt
PLease pre-register with us at Perry.Hartmann@VA.GOV or
(845)649-0907 in order for us to plan properly (you can pay when you register
in person at campground)
UBP membership is required for the event, but memberships
will be available on-site($25/yr)
Registration for the event is $20.