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Banner Year? FULTON — I noticed more grouse with poults during the summer than in past years. It looks like the fall and winter hunting seasons here may produce hours of excitement. — WCO KEVIN L. MOUNTZ, WATERFALL Special Delivery BLAIR — While I was setting up a culvert trap to capture a mangy bear, a young man stepped forward and asked if I had any Game News magazines. The teenager’s eyes lit up when I emerged from my vehicle with a June 2006 and May 2007 issue. After telling him that they were older issues, Kore stated that he enjoys reading Game News, any Game News. — WCO STEPHEN T. HANCZAR, BELLWOOD Good Info MIFFLIN — Many people are aware that nuisance bears are trapped and tagged, but many Game Commission officers trap and tag bears that are not causing problems. Officers have a quota of bears to tag each year to enable the wildlife biologists to track the bear populations. Just because you see a bear with tags in its ears does not necessarily mean that it has been a nuisance. Also, two tags are always attached to the bear. I have heard folks say that we attach one tag each time we catch them. That is not the case. — WCO JEFFREY G. MOCK, LEWISTOWN Unavoidable SULLIVAN — While checking our bear snares one day, neighboring officer Vern Perry was carefully stepping past the last set when he got snared. There is no possible way something like this can happen without a Field Note coming out of it. — WCO RICK FINNEGAN, HUNLOCK CREEK Changed His Outlook LYCOMING — Upon my arrival at the scene of some nuisance beavers, the landowner told me he wanted the animals removed because they were cutting down his trees. As we talked, he said that if it weren’t for the beavers he would have more wildlife to enjoy, instead of this big pond and swampy area. As we stood there looking at a 5-acre impoundment, with the birds flying back and forth, fish splashing in the water, and a variety of wildlife tracks around the impoundment, I was having trouble seeing his point of view. I then explained that all the wildlife we were seeing was because of the beavers. As it turned out, the beavers stayed. — WCO JONATHAN M. WYANT, MONTOURSVILLE Pitching In CUMBERLAND — I want to thank deputies Dennis Nickel, Bob Koch and Bryan Dunn, as well as WCOs John Fetchkan, Darren David and Steve Hower. These gentlemen helped to take care of the district here, in addition to their own districts, while I was deployed overseas. Their efforts made the transition back to work a lot easier and are appreciated. — WCO TIMOTHY L. WENRICH, MECHANICSBURG NOVEMBER 2009

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

Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
The Ghost of the Orchard
Deer Wrestlers
Hunting with Hounds
A Just Reward
Mixed Bag
Cheaper by the Dozen
The Ranger and the Grouse
The Thanksgiving Day Bear
Squirrels The Hard Way
National Police Shooting Championship
On the Road Again
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - The Ghost of the Orchard
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Deer Wrestlers
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Hunting with Hounds
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - A Just Reward
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Mixed Bag
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Cheaper by the Dozen
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - The Ranger and the Grouse
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - The Thanksgiving Day Bear
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Squirrels The Hard Way
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - National Police Shooting Championship
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - On the Road Again
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 43
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2009 - Crossings
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