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key Hunting is scheduled to debut in 2010 and Successful Muzzleloading in 2012, and there are plans for Successful Big Game Hunting and Successful Waterfowl Hunting. This year, the current Cable Restraint Training will expand into Successful Furtaking, those who complete the course successfully will be certified to use cable restraints as a furtaking mechanism. To commemorate the program’s golden anniversary, a fine-art print was designed by George LaVanish of Blair County. The print depicts an instructor training two students and is entitled Tomorrow’s Hunters. A 4-inch embroidered patch with a scene from the print was also commissioned. All active instructors will be receiving a copy of Tomorrow’s Hunters and a patch in honor of their service. Leon Ochs of Reading has been teaching hunter education for more than 50 years. As a young man recently out of the service, he joined a local rifle and pistol club. The club was an NRA affiliate and one day he came across paperwork to become an NRA instructor. He sent it in and has been teaching ever since. Leon says that when he started teaching, they were using 10-cent NRA handbooks in a 4-hour course. “Now we have the best manual we’ve ever had.” He describes the course as cookbook teaching. “If you follow the overheads and the powerpoint, you can’t go wrong.” Leon enjoys passing on the sport and his outdoor lore and experiences. “It’s been a lot of fun. I’ve seen a heck of a lot of kids over the years.” Twenty two instructors have been with the program since its inception in 1959. Each were presented framed editions of Tomorrow’s Hunters during the July commission meeting. Thank you, gentlemen. then & now VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTORS are needed to bring the updated curriculum to its full potential. Become an instructor and give something back to the hunting tradition. You’ll better your community and make a difference with your contribution by improving HunterTrapper Education. Willing students need your expertise! Call 717-787-7015 for more information. 22 GAME NEWS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Contents
Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Double Eagle
Life & Times of the Whitetail
What is Public Access?
Fulfilling a Dream
Wild Goose Chase
Hunter Education Celebrates 50
The Old Beech Tree
Handguns for Bushytails
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Trapper’s Tips
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Double Eagle
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - What is Public Access?
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fulfilling a Dream
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Wild Goose Chase
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunter Education Celebrates 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Old Beech Tree
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Handguns for Bushytails
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Trapper’s Tips
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - BB1
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - BB2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover3
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