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YOUTH Sportsmen’s Club of the Polish American Veterans of Plains, Luzerne County, was recently recognized by the Game Commission for its contribution to first-time hunters. The club was given a framed print, “White Oak Whitetails,” in recognition of its sponsorship of a Hunter-Trapper Education course and, especially for purchasing junior hunting licenses for 37 youngsters who were among the students enrolled in the class. Participating in the presentation are, l to r: WCO Gerald Kapral and club treasurer Mike McGrady. Back row: David Patrizi, secretary; Daren Keen, vice president; Jeff Krokos, William Spagnola, president, and Paul Pascoe, event coordinator. serving as counselor and guide. And just like with hunting squirrels, coyotes, groundhogs and antlered deer under the Mentored Youth Hunting Program: • a mentor may not accompany more than one youngster (mentored youth or licensed junior hunter) at any time while engaged in hunting or related activities. • a mentor and mentored youth may not collectively possess more than one lawful hunting device at any given time while engaged in hunting or related activities. Mentor must carry the firearm (or bow) in transit to and from the spot. • a mentored youth must be stationary and within arm’s reach of the mentor at all times while in possession of any lawful hunting device while engaged in hunting or related activities. The regular spring gobbler hunting season, for all hunters, is May 1-31. HTE class sign-ups WITH the youth spring turkey hunt set for April 24, and the general spring gobbler season opening on May 1, all first-time license buyers should make plans to take a Hunter-Trapper Education (HTE) course as soon as possible. To register for a course in your area, visit the Game Commission’s website, select “Education” in the menu bar in the banner, put your cursor on “Hunter Education,” click on “Class Schedule” and then follow the instructions. Hunter-Trapper Education Division Chief Keith A. Snyder noted that, with the agency’s recent transition to a new website format, course schedules are updated daily. “If you don’t see a class being offered in your area, conAPRIL 2010 tinue to check the website daily, as classes will continue to be added,” Snyder said. HTE courses are held throughout the state, and at no charge. Pre-registration is required for many, though, so contact information is provided. Online registration also is available for most courses offered. Taught by dedicated teams of trained volunteers, most HTE classes last at least 10 hours over two or more days, and participants must attend all instruction before taking the test at the end of the course. Students must be at least 11 to receive HTE certification. Successful completion of a basic Pennsylvania HTE class — or another state’s equivalent course — is required

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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - The Close Call
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Silent Whispers
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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 - A Grandparents’ Pride, A Grandson’s Gift
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - In the Company of Children
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - A Jake for Ben
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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 - 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
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Fun Game
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2010 - Crossings
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