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Slip of the Tongue PERRY — Last fall I was talking to Lon Barrick, who owns a farm in Bucks Valley, when he mentioned that he thought small game seemed to be doing pretty well because while harvesting corn he had seen several rabbits and a “redneck.” He said he had heard that we stock them in the fall. When I told him that we had in fact released ringnecks, but had not stocked any rednecks, Lon suddenly realized what he had said and we both enjoyed a good laugh. — WCO STEVE HOWER, ICKESBURG Wake Up Call CLARION — Food & Cover Corps crew member Willard Kline was cleaning out wood duck boxes when while pulling stuffing material from inside one box he came across a squirrel tail. Assuming the squirrel had died he grabbed it to remove it from the box. Apparently the squirrel was in a sound slumber and did not care for its tail being pulled. I have to say Willard can still move pretty fast for his age. I’m not sure who jumped higher, but I know Willard and the squirrel parted ways rather quickly. — WCO RODNEY E. BIMBER, LUCINDA Teaching Wrong Lessons TIOGA — During the archery bear season I investigated a harvest site and discovered several scent sticks and a candycoated stump, making the bear harvest illegal. I was not able to contact the hunter until the next week, when I found him bear hunting with his 14-year-old daughter in the same area. They both smelled of bear attractant scent and were out looking for a bear for the daughter to shoot. The hunter was charged with the illegal bear and for hunting through the use of bait, twice. — WCO RODNEY P. MEE, WELLSBORO It Happens FAYETTE — WCOs Seth Mesoras and Rodney Burns, and Deputy Dave Anderson and I had 26 turkeys under our net while trapping for the banding project last winter. After the fifth bird was fitted with a leg band, our rivet gun broke and three of us were still holding turkeys. Luckily, we had brought another rivet gun, but that one wouldn’t work with the rivets we had. Thanks to Deputy Anderson who had a cordless drill and extra rivets in his vehicle, we were able to finish the banding by using larger rivets. During the mayhem of the now infamous rivet gun fiasco, though, someone released a bird before a rivet was installed in the band. This veteran WCO and long-time turkey trapper has asked to remain anonymous. — WCO JASON D. FARABAUGH, SCOTTSDALE Good to Know P ERRY — As of October last year PennDOT has assumed responsibility for removal of all roadkilled deer on state highways. To report roadkilled deer on those roads, call your local PennDOT headquarters. — WCO JIM BROWN, LOYSVILLE GAME NEWS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
A Chocolate-Covered Cream-Filled . . . Gobbler
The Close Call
Silent Whispers
The Shot Not Taken
Eastern Coyote
A Grandparents’ Pride, A Grandson’s Gift
In the Company of Children
A Jake for Ben
Early Bear Management
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 - April 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - A Chocolate-Covered Cream-Filled . . . Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - The Close Call
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Silent Whispers
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - The Shot Not Taken
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Eastern Coyote
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - A Grandparents’ Pride, A Grandson’s Gift
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - In the Company of Children
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - A Jake for Ben
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Early Bear Management
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Crossings
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