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Happy Ending?
WESTMORELAND — I was assigned the task of finding a surrogate mother for a 10-pound bear cub whose own mother had gotten hit by a car. I located a radio-collared female on SGL 42 and chased her off and she sent her cubs up a tree. We sent our cub up the tree with the other cubs, but five days later I received a call about an orphaned bear cub in Ligonier. To my surprise, I found the same cub had left and traveled approximately 10 miles. I collected the cub again and the hunt for a new mother was back on. WCO Travis Anderson and I located another radio-collared female in Somerset County. We attempted to chase her off, but she wasn’t so willing to leave. She sent her cubs up a tree and stayed about 20 yards away, as we sent the orphaned cub up the tree with the other cubs. The mother made a couple of false charges at us, but this winter we hope to find the bear with four yearlings in the den instead of three. — WCO SETH T. MESORAS, DELMONT

Cat’s Out of the Bag Now
TRAINING SCHOOL — I’m sure if my wife could see my daily training school routine of dusting, vacuuming, scrubbing and polishing, all before 8 a.m., she would not recognize her husband at all. — CADET JEREMY COUGHENOUR, HARRISBURG

Murphy’s Law
YORK — Deputy Chuck Pugh and I were taking my boat out on the Susquehanna to monitor some of the eagle nests in my district. Just before we pulled away from the dock Chuck asked if the motor ran well, and I assured him it did, but about halfway out into the river the engine quit. I don’t know what was funnier, the look on Chuck’s face or that I had forgotten to connect the fuel line to the tank. — WCO MICHAEL J. REEDER, LEWISBERRY

Santa’s Helper?
B EDFORD — Last winter Deputy Jeff Eisaman and I hauled the equipment for a turkey trapping operation for more than 600 yards uphill through knee-deep snow. Thankfully, our innovative turkey biologist, Mary Jo Casalena, brought along a sled to use. Once the site was set up, Mary Jo decided to take the fast way back to the truck, so off she went down the hill on the sled. Although a great biologist, she needs to work on her sled-steering ability. She ended up crashing into a snow bank at the bottom of the hill. Good thing I had my shovel to dig her out. — WCO CHRIS SKIPPER, EVERETT

Grab the “Bull” by the Horns
MONTGOMERY — My neighboring WCO asked if I could check on a road-injured bear that had been reported. The bear was only 15 minutes from my location, so I told him I would. The area where it was reported to be did not sound like a place where a bear would be venturing, so I wasn’t sure what I would find. Imagine my surprise when I spotted a large black mass in the weeds on the side of the road, but then I noticed the horns. It turned out to be a roadkilled steer. I have seen a lot of roadkilled animals before, but this was definitely a first. — WCO RAYMOND MADDEN, ROYERSFORD
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Right Idea, Wrong Species
B ERKS — Although the local turkey population wasn’t interested in my calling last spring, I did manage to call in a white peacock that spent a few minutes checking out my decoys. — DEPUTY DAN LYNCH, PIKEVILLE
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
First Archery Buck
Red Oak, White Oak
Just Like the Good Old Days
Step Back in Time
Antler Restrictions in Pennsylvania
What Goes Up . . .
First Time’s a Charm
100 Deer
The Brute
Flight 93
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Fun Game
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - First Archery Buck
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Red Oak, White Oak
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Just Like the Good Old Days
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Step Back in Time
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Antler Restrictions in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - What Goes Up . . .
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - First Time’s a Charm
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 100 Deer
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - The Brute
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 29
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Flight 93
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 33
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2010 - Cover3
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