The UBP has been serving
Pennsylvania bowhunters since 1985. During that time the UBP has had
many accomplishments on the legislative and regulatory fronts.
Listed below are some of the main accomplishments.
*Obtained the Regulation for Bowhunters in 2B,5C,4D WMUs to harvest a Buck During Entire Late Archery Season.
*Obtained 3-day Archery Bear Season followed by the extension to one-week for Archery Bear.
*Extension of legal hunting hours for whitetail deer to 30min. past sunset.
*Legislation passed to enable bowhunters to carry concealed firearm (with appropriate permits) during Archery Season.
*Participated in Mentored Youth Program Planning and Inception.
*Ability for Bowhutners to Harvest an Antlered Deer During the Oct.
*Reduction of Safety Zone to 50-Yards Statewide for Bowhunters.
*Reduction of Fluorescent Orange Requirement During Overlap with Fall Turkey Season.
*Obtained two-week November Season Extension, and Continue the Fight to keep it for PA Bowhunters.
*ARCHERY BEAR SEASON FOR 2017 HAS BEEN MOVED UP TO RUN SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH ARCHERY DEER SEASON THE FIFTH WEEK OF THE SEASON.