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deer with the group. The rest, the retirees, like my husband and brother, and the self-employed, like me, can begin scouting and figuring out our hunting plans for the days we have the whole crew together. When I take a deer using a DMAP permit, I know I’m harvesting that animal where the landowner is experiencing damage to farm or forest crops. I like the idea of helping someone who wants to Bob Steiner be helped. I make a practice of INLINE MUZZLELOADER HUNTER taking aim during thanking the DMAP-issuing land- the fall season. DMAP gives this hunter more owner afterward, with a call, a hunting options and opportunities. hand-written note, an e-mail or an in-person visit, perhaps with a stick of By taking advantage of DMAP, you will smoked bologna from the deer I shot on give yourself more places to hunt, help his ground. control the deer herd where landowners Learn to navigate the DMAP system, feel it most needs to be controlled, and you especially by visiting the Game will find hunting opportunities that the Commission’s website and its DMAP links. other licensing systems do not provide. I With the automated licensing system now know I now have new, favorite hunting in place, I believe you’ll find the process of spots within some WMUs that I wouldn’t getting a DMAP permit easier and faster have thought of going to, until the landthan ever, as I did. owners got in the DMAP program. Trapper’s Tips… By Dan Lynch If you haven’t already, consider taking up trapping to further enhance your outdoor enjoyment. Beginning this month, thanks to Southeast Region Wildlife Education Supervisor Dan Lynch, we’ll be running a series of monthly tips to help you get started and get the most out of your trapping adventures. Gaining Permission Gaining permission for trapping is very important to having a successful season. Some tips on doing this include, dressing appropriately such as having a clean pair of pants and a non-offensive t-shirt on the day that you knock on the landowner’s door. Camouflage is fine while you are trapping but not always appropriate on your first landowner encounter. Try and speak to the landowner well in advance of the season. Maybe a summer visit and an offer to help the landowner with some firewood cutting, fence mending or the like will get you in to more property than you realized. You may even want to have a few examples of the types of traps you plan to use so that you can show the landowners and educate them about trapping and your knowledge. 50 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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Old Beech Tree
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Handguns for Bushytails
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Conservation News
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Crossings
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