Coyote, Fox, & Raccoon Hunt Rules & Regulations 2024


All participants must be registered and be a member of the Port Clinton Fish & Game Association. Go to our site to download and print the Member Registration Form.

Membership fees: $15.00 for new members. $8.00 for renewal. Active Duty Military and children under age 15 are FREE. When hunting in groups, all members of the group must be registered.

Hunt Fees
• $12.00 for the coyote hunt
• $12.00 for the fox hunt
• $22.00 for both hunts.
• $10.00 Raccoon (hunt or trap) Note that trapping is only allowed for raccoons and this is a separate cost!

The hunt officially begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2024, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2024.

Coyotes, foxes, and raccoons must be killed during the days and times of the hunt. Each hunter must dispose of their own kill.

Participants must have a valid hunter or fur takers license (fur takers license is required for fox and raccoon). License will be checked at weigh-in. For information about obtaining licenses, please visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

The hunt will cover all areas of the state. All methods of hunting under Pennsylvania game laws are permitted (no trapping—except raccoon).

Any violation of game laws or rules of this hunt will result in disqualification and expulsion from the club.

The deadline for check in is 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2024. Weigh station will be at the clubhouse located at 16 Clinton Street, Port Clinton, PA.

Mail-in registrations must be received by Friday, February 9, 2024. Final in-person registrations will be Friday, February 9, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the clubhouse.

The Club keeps $2.00 per hunt for administrative fees for coyote and fox hunt. Coyote and fox prize money will be divided in half. Half to be given to the three heaviest (if there is a tie, the first person to have their animal weighed in will be the winner).

50% for 1st, 30% for 2nd, and 20% for 3rd. The other 50% will be divided among the next 10 hunters bringing in a coyote—10% to each (limit one per hunter).

Port Clinton Fish and Game reserves the right to make final judgment on any discrepancies.

The Club keeps $2.00 per hunt for administrative fees for raccoon hunt. Raccoon prize money will be paid to three heaviest only (same rules for a tie as fox and coyote).

Weigh-in days:
Sunday, February 11, 2023 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m
Wednesday, February 14, 2023 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 17, 2023 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday February 18, 2023 12:00 p.m. to 3:00p.m

For minors under 18 years of age: a parent, guardian, or custodian must sign our Minor Indemnification form, which you can download, print, and mail.

Please note: In order to be permitted into any of our hunting, fishing, or shooting activities, participants must sign a Waiver and Release Agreement, which is available to download, print, and mail.