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Boone & Crockett Club From more than 1,200 record entries in 2009, those with method of harvest data revealed that 18 percent of the trophies were harvested with a .300 Magnum (.300 Win., .300 Weatherby, .300 Short Mag., .300 Rem. Ultra Mag.). The .270 was second, accounting for 12 percent of the entries, and the 7mm Magnum and .30-06 tied at third, 11 percent. It seems as though, at least for hunters who took B&C Club record book entries, the .300 Magnum has emerged as the new .30-06 for hunters who want one gun to hunt it all. Missouri Modern spring turkey hunting began in 1960 with a 3-day season in 14 counties. Currently, the 3-week season involves all 144 counties, more than 150,000 hunters participate and more than 55,000 turkeys are harvested annually. Colorado In 2009, 208,529 hunters killed 47,543 elk, for a 23 percent success rate. The harvest fell below 50,000 for only the third time since 2001. For deer, 78,536 hunters killed 33,922 animals, for a 43 percent success rate.

Florida The unusual cold snaps last winter may have killed at least half of the invasive python population in the state, but despite nature’s help, a first-ever hunting season was established in the spring in south Florida to help eradicate even more of the constrictors. Wildlife officials said the hunting season might be the last chance to get rid of the snakes before they do irreversible harm to the Everglades’ fragile ecological balance. Sixty hunters received special training to hunt the pythons in areas surrounding the Everglades National Park. Waterfowl Hunting & the Economy A new report from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service indicates that in 2006 waterfowl hunters spent $900 million on a variety of goods and services, from food, transportation, guns and decoys to hunting dogs, clothing and other incidental expenses. These trip and equipment-related expenditures generated more than $2.3 billion in total economic output, which resulted in $157 million in federal and state tax revenues, supported more than 27,000 jobs and generated more than $8.5 million in employment income. The report revealed that more than 1.3 million people, 16 and older, hunted waterfowl in 2006. Waterfowl hunters represented 10 percent of all hunters, 7 percent of all hunting trip-related expenditures and 6 percent of all equipment expenditures. The majority (74 percent) of waterfowl hunters live in the South and the Midwest.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
Three Centuries and Counting
A Different Perspective
Trappin’ a Bobcat
Getting Extreme with Scent Control
Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
Looking Back Through Binoculars
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 - August 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Three Centuries and Counting
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - A Different Perspective
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Trappin’ a Bobcat
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Getting Extreme with Scent Control
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Looking Back Through Binoculars
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
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