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To hunt migratory game birds, including doves and woodcock, hunters are required to obtain and have in their possession a Pennsylvania migratory game bird license ($3.70 for residents, $6.70 for nonresidents), as well as a valid hunting license. All waterfowl hunters 16 and older also must possess a federal migratory game bird and conservation (duck) stamp. While hunting hours were extended to one-half hour after sunset for big game (except spring gobbler), as well as small game and furbearers, federal regulations prevail for waterfowl and migratory game birds, so shooting hours for these species continue to close at sunset. The only exception is for the early September Canada goose season, in which the USFWS has permitted states to extend the hunting hours to one-half hour after sunset. Visit the Game Commission website for complete waterfowl hunting seasons, bag limits and related regulations. To report banded ducks, geese and other game birds, hunters are encouraged to call 800-327-BAND, e-mail Check out penngamenews.com, and get the most out of your Game News subscription. At the website (high-speed access recommended) you’re free to check out all the back online issues, even if you’re a new subscriber, conduct searches, email stories to friends and much more. Also, the online version is often up before most magazines are mailed, so you can see Game News sooner every month. And, if your eyesight isn’t what it used to be, the zoom feature will allow you to make the type much larger and easier to read. To access the Game News, enter your 12-digit subscriber number (the number above your name on the address label) and then the password, which can be found on the login page. bandreports@patuxent.usgs.gov, or go to the USGS bird banding website (www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbl/). Callers will be asked, in addition to the band number, where, when and what species of game birds were taken — all information crucial to migratory game bird management. Recent cases settled MATT KENIA, 26, of Prospect Park, Delaware County, was found guilty of five counts of unlawfully killing 20 squirrels, and ordered to pay fines of $350. WCO Jerrold Czech said that as part of the investigation Prospect Park Police Department officers confiscated a 177-caliber pellet rifle and will file disorderly conduct and unlawful discharge within the borough charges. According to Czech’s investigation, Kenia was killing squirrels on his property in December and January and placing them in a trash can in his yard. “The information was received by SEPTEMBER 2009 email to the Game Commission in March,” Czech said. “The report was forwarded to me. “I want to thank Officer Coffin and Sgt. Engel of the Prospect Park Police Department and Delaware County Animal Control for their assistance in this case.” A Felton man was found guilty of selling venison out of his Crossroads meat processing operation. WCO Guy A. Hansen used DNA testing to determine the pork sausage being sold by Richard F. Klinefelter contained deer meat. During the investigation, which lasted more than a 45
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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
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 45
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
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover4
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