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Family Tradition
By Roxie Randolph

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must say a great teacher. We applied for an elk license every year since the first modern day elk hunt in 2001. Ord was thrilled about that and insistent that we apply for the licenses so I could follow in my grandfather’s footsteps. In 2009 I was lucky enough to draw an antlerless elk license. The preparations for the trip were exciting and plans were made. My husband, son, Allen, and brothers would accompany me. Our neighbor, Jeff Gauger, knew some of the guides in the elk country, and through his connections we found Jerry Schickling of Lone Pine Outfitters. We went to Benezette and met Jerry and found lodging at the Cedar Haven Lodge. We made a few trips there to find and watch some elk. Elk County is truly breathtaking in its autumn splendor and scenic views. I chose a 7mm-08 Thompson Pro Hunter rifle and practiced often. Camp was absolutely great. We were with an outstanding group of people and our guide, Scott Rhoads, was invaluable. Outdoor celebrity Jim Zumbo and his filming crew joined us each evening for dinner. That camp experience, the friendship and sharing the thrill of the hunt will never be forgotten. The auThoR’s grandfather, Thomas R. Dougherty, The hunt was made the trip by train to elk County in 1925 with a challenging. We were group of men from New Bethlehem. The photo of the elk from that hunt has been treasured and handed down diligent in our attempts, hunting every day from through the years.
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HE 2009 Pennsylvania elk season was all about memories for me. My grandfather, Thomas R. Dougherty, made the trip by train to Elk County in 1925 with a group of men from New Bethlehem. All through my childhood, all the many hunters in the family were searching for information about his hunting trip and the large bull elk that was harvested. I believe the trip took two days. The photo that has been treasured and handed down through the years is my grandfather with that elk, and we want to believe it makes him the successful hunter. I thought no one could be any more interested in hunting than my dad, brothers, uncles and cousins until I met my husband, Ord Randolph. He is a true sportsman and I



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011
Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Contents
Squirrel Hunting Disease
Five Drives on Saturday
Two Merchants of Death
Family Tradition
High Tech Grouse Finds
The Future of Traditional Archery
Brunswick Barbeque
Whitetail History 101
Finally
Five Generations, One Gun
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 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Squirrel Hunting Disease
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Drives on Saturday
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Two Merchants of Death
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Family Tradition
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - High Tech Grouse Finds
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - The Future of Traditional Archery
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Brunswick Barbeque
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Whitetail History 101
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Finally
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Generations, One Gun
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Crossings
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