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Volume 81 P E N N S Y L V A N I A • No. 3 MARCH 2010 (USPS 426180) Edward G. Rendell Governor COMMISSION MEMBERS James J. Delaney, Jr., President Wilkes-Barre FEATURES 1 3 7 10 15 19 22 24 29 Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist By J.T. Fleegle The Scofflaws By Mario L. Piccirilli Ronald Weaner, Vice President Biglerville The Last Shot By Paul A. Matthews David W. Schreffler, Secretary Everett Thomas E. Boop Sunbury Hunters Connect with the Chesapeake Bay By Cindy Ross Gregory J. Isabella, Philadelphia Chasing the Dream By Lawrence R. Hergenroeder David J. Putnam Centre Hall The Barberry Grouse By Bob Fala Robert W. Schlemmer Export Mentored Youth Program Gobbler By David Hunt Ralph A. Martone New Castle The A Team By Roger G. Stoner EXECUTIVE OFFICE Carl G. Roe Executive Director Hand-Me-Downs By H. “Bumper” Bauer Michael W. Schmit Deputy Executive Director DEPARTMENTS 32 37 Field Notes Conservation News ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 2010-11 seasons and bags proposed Board elects Delaney president Rabbits for junior hunters Saturday opener for 3-day statewide bear season BUREAU DIRECTORS Dorothy R. Derr Administrative Services Robert L. Strailey Automated Technology Services Joseph Neville Information & Education William A. Capouillez Wildlife Habitat Management 49 50 53 57 60 61 64 Off the Wire By Bob D’Angelo Richard Palmer Wildlife Protection Another View By Linda Steiner Calvin W. DuBrock Wildlife Management The Naturalist’s Eye By Marcia Bonta GAME NEWS Robert C. Mitchell Editor Straight from the Bowstring By P.J. Reilly Lock, Stock & Barrel By Jim Romanelli Robert D. D’Angelo Associate Editor Fun Game By Connie Mertz Lori D. Richardson Education Specialist Crossings By Gregg Rinkus Patricia E. Monk Administrative Assistant Carol A. Petrina Circulation COVER PAINTING BY TOM SCHATZ (Cover story on p. 23) PENNSYLVANIA GAME NEWS (ISSN 0031-451X) is published monthly for $18 per year, $45 for three years; to Canada and all other foreign countries, $24 U.S. currency, per year. Published by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797. Phone 717-787-4250. Periodicals postage paid at Harrisburg, Pa. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: POSTMASTER: Send both old and new addresses to Pennsylvania Game News, 2001 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797. Allow six weeks for processing. Material accepted is subject to our requirements for editing and revising. Author payment covers all rights and title to accepted material, including manuscripts, photographs, drawings and illustrations. No information contained in this magazine may be used for advertising or commercial purposes. Opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Copyright © 2010 by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, an Equal Opportunity Employer, the programs of which are all administered consistent with the goals and objectives of Affirmative Action. All rights reserved. NOTICE: Subscriptions received and processed by the last day of each month will begin with the second month following. PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER For questions about your subscription, call 1-888-888-1019. www.pgc.state.pa.us
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
The Scofflaws
The Last Shot
Hunters Connect with the Chesapeake Bay
Chasing the Dream
The Barberry Grouse
Mentored Youth Program Gobbler
The A Team
Hand-Me-Downs
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Fun Game
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Scofflaws
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Last Shot
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Hunters Connect with the Chesapeake Bay
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Chasing the Dream
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Barberry Grouse
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Mentored Youth Program Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The A Team
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Hand-Me-Downs
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 41
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - I1
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - I2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Cover4
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