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New Hampshire In 2008, hunters took 10,916 deer, a 19 percent decrease from the near record harvest of 13,559 in 2007. Despite population and harvest decreases, the statewide adult buck kill in 2008 was the 5th highest since 1962. Michigan An habitual violator found guilty of using someone else’s hunting license was ordered to pay $4,000 in fines and restitution, had his hunting privileges revoked for four years, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and nine months probation. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department says that at least 110 bighorn sheep rams harvested in the state over the past three years score at least 180 Boone & Crockett Club points, the minimum qualification for the B&C record book, which would give Montana boasting rights as the best state to harvest record book sheep. With about 475 permits issued in the past three years, 20 percent of the harvested rams scored enough to make the Boone & Crockett Club’s minimum score for entry into the record book. Montana’s state record ram scores 204-7 points. The world record bighorn ram, taken in Alberta, scores 208-3. South Dakota Deer hunters enjoyed another record setting year in 2008; it was the ninth straight year the harvest increased. An estimated 74,000 white-tailed deer and 18,000 mule deer were taken. The 2008 harvest is an increase of more than 4,000 deer from 2007. Ontario Last spring beavers were blamed for a train derailment that spilled more than 20,000 liters of diesel fuel into the Ottawa River. The collapse of three beaver dams released a wall of floodwater up to 12 feet high that rolled across the tracks and swept two locomotives and six railcars from the tracks, 185 miles north of Ottawa. West Virginia Seven deer sampled during the 2009 spring collections in Hampshire County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). All the infected deer were found in the CWD Containment Area (that portion of Hampshire County located north of U.S. Route 50). The CWD agent previously has been detected outside the containment area in the adjacent portion of Hampshire County, and the area of known infected deer continues to slowly expand. The first case of CWD in West Virginia was confirmed in 2005. To date, CWD surveillance efforts conducted by the Department of Natural Resources have resulted in 45 deer being confirmed positive for CWD in Hampshire County. CWD has not been detected outside of Hampshire County. 48 GAME NEWS

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
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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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