Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 38

Interesting Study
LUZERNE — Several surrounding WCOs and I have been busy trapping bears for a Suburban Bear Study. The idea is to trap bears that are frequenting the larger towns and cities in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, then fit those bears with new high-tech radio collars that have cell phone capability. These phones call in every few hours with the GPS coordinates, pinpointing the bear’s location to a database in Harrisburg. One of the major goals behind this study is to see if these bears are traveling to and from the city areas or living in close proximity and, ultimately, how the agency can effectively manage these bears if they are not in areas where they can be hunted. While we hope these collared bears will provide new information, they are still legal to harvest during the hunting seasons. — WCO GERALD KAPRAL, PLAINS

Logical Solution
TRAINING SCHOOL — One night my wife woke me up because she had heard something. I didn’t hear anything and told her to go back to sleep. Five minutes later she said, “There it is again.” This time I heard a noise coming from the attic. I got out of bed and went over to the attic door and put my ear against it. Immediately, I heard a thump right on the door, and about fell over from a heart attack. I reluctantly opened the door and five bats flew out and went right into the bedroom. My wife started screaming and ran out and said, “You’re the ‘game warden,’ do something.” So I did. I opened the windows and grabbed some pillows and came back out and told her she could join me on the couch. — CADET RICHARD MACKLEM II, HARRISBURG

Fishy Tale
PERRY — Paul Britcher from Newport was driving on a road that parallels the Susquehanna River when he saw movement off to his right. Just then a large fish bounced off his truck and went under the vehicle. Realizing that it was somewhat unusual to run over a fish, Paul looked back in time to see an eagle flare off toward the river, apparently to search for a replacement fish. — WCO STEVE HOWER, ICKESBURG

No Respect Hotspot
CAMERON — I’ve received four calls from out-of-area hunters asking for information about planning a grouse hunting trip this fall, because they’ve heard how good the hunting is here. I’m seeing a lot of grouse myself, and on a recent trip through Seneca Resource Property in North Creek I counted 22 birds dusting on the forest road, with 2 of those birds having clutches of 8 and 13 chicks. This area of my district is well known for its early successional habitat. — WCO WAYNE A. HUNT, ST MARYS
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FULTON — A large bruin pried open a shed door of Hustontown resident Lawrence Chilcoate and ate about 20 pounds of dog food. As I was approaching his house that evening with the culvert trap I rounded a bend and came upon the culprit in the middle of the road. It looked to be about a 500-pounder, and it walked very slowly to the side of the road and looked at me for quite awhile before disappearing into the woods. I never caught the bear, but still remember the look on its face. I swear it wore a grin. — WCO KEVIN L. MOUNTZ, WATERFALL
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010
Contents
Bonds for a Lifetime
Memory Maker
CWD in Pennsylvania —Will it Come?
Eight in ’08
Do It Yourself Dirt Hole Set
A Shot in the Dark
Troy’s First Bear
Jamie Get Your Gun
Tip and the Woods Rabbit
Down to the Wire
November
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 1
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Bonds for a Lifetime
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Memory Maker
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - CWD in Pennsylvania —Will it Come?
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Eight in ’08
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Do It Yourself Dirt Hole Set
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - A Shot in the Dark
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Troy’s First Bear
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Jamie Get Your Gun
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Tip and the Woods Rabbit
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Down to the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - November
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2010 - Cover3
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