Fox, Coyote, and Raccoon Hunt 2023

2023 Coyote, Fox, & Raccoon Hunt


February 11th to February 18th 2023
Rules & Regulations

    1. No registration after the hunt begins. All participants must be registered and be a member of the Port Clinton Fish & Game Association. Click here to download and print the registration form.
    2. Cost: $12.00 for the coyote hunt. $12.00 for the fox hunt. $22.00 for both hunts. Raccoon (hunt or trap)–$10.00 fee. Note that trapping is only allowed for raccoons and this is a separate cost!
    3. Membership fee: $15.00 for new members. $8.00 for renewal. Click here to download and print the 2023 Membership form.
    4. When hunting in groups, all members must be registered.
    5. The hunt officially begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2023, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
    6. Coyotes, foxes, and raccoons must be killed during the days and times of the hunt. Each hunter must dispose of their own kill.
    7. 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.
    8. The hunt will cover all areas of the state. All methods of hunting under Pennsylvania game laws are permitted (no trapping—except raccoon).
    9. Any violation of game laws or rules of this hunt will result in disqualification and expulsion from the club.
    10. The deadline for check in is 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2023. Weigh station will be at the clubhouse located at 16 Clinton Street, Port Clinton, PA.
    11. Mail in registrations must be received by Friday, February 10, 2023. Final in person registrations will be Friday, February 10, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the clubhouse.
    12. 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 3 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.
    13. Club keeps $2.00 per hunt for administrative fees for raccoon hunt. Raccoon prize money will be paid to 3 heaviest only (same rules for a tie as fox and coyote).
    14. Weigh-in days:
      Sunday, February 12, 202312:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m
      Wednesday, February 15, 20236:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
      Saturday, February 18, 20235:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      February 19, 202312:00 p.m. to 3:00p.m

    For minors under eighteen 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.

    For additional information, contact Greg Boltz at 610-562-3220 or Jeff Guldin at 610-914-9975.