Williamsport Municipal Water Authority Watershed Hunting Permits Available
Portions of the Williamsport Municipal Water Authority (WMWA) watershed will be open for deer and bear hunting on select days this fall. The WMWA watershed will be opened for twelve days of deer hunting on November 27, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2017 and five days of bear hunting on November 18, 29, 30, December 1 and 2, 2017. Hunters must obtain and be in possession of a valid 2017 WMWA hunting permit and a valid 2017 Pa Hunting License in order to hunt on the WMWA property. No other hunting is allowed on WMWA property at any time. There is no charge for the permits which can be downloaded below or picked up at our business office at 253 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. Maps of the hunting areas, DMAP Coupon applications, and frequently asked questions can also be downloaded below. Those wishing to take an antlerless deer must also have a PA Game Commission Wildlife Management Unit 4D antlerless license or a DMAP harvest permit for the WMWA property (Unit 2078) of which a limited number are available. A second DMAP coupon may be applied for after November 1st if any are still available.
The watershed is open daily to the public from sunrise to sunset by signing in at the Water Filtration Plant Visitor Parking Lot at the end of Mosquito Valley Road and observing the posted Visitor Use Rules. The watershed will be closed to the public on the permitted hunting days: November 18, 27, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2017. Only hunters with a valid 2017 WMWA hunting permits and a valid 2017 Pa Hunting License will be allowed in the watershed on those dates.
Any questions can be directed to the Superintendent at (570) 323-8608.