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dawn till dusk. We saw a lot of elk near the lodge, but it seemed they were everywhere we couldn’t hunt. Allen took a day for a photo shoot and the elk were amazing. There is something truly majestic about a bull elk and the way it carries itself. It was extremely cold some days and we did lots and lots of walking and climbing. It was RoXIe RaNDoLPh with her antlerless elk taken in 2009. amazing to look down others from left to right include: ord Randolph; guide, from the top of a mounscott Rhoads; and allen Randolph. tain and wonder how I made it to the top. I had chosen Elk Hunt Zone 10, and with what ridge above us. I raised my rifle, got I have learned, if I were to advise future her in my sights and brought her hunters, I’d recommend zones 7 or 8, as down with one shot. Finally, I got an they offer more public land. The hunt elk. My elk was a calf, and although was to end for me on Friday, but after I was hoping for a mature animal, I seeing other hunters take a bull and two was grateful to be ending the hunt antlerless elk, I decided to give it one last with an animal. After six days of try on Saturday. My crew kept me pretty hard hunting I wasn’t going home upbeat through the cold and disappointempty-handed. I ended up taking ing moments during the week. the only antlerless elk in Zone 10 in On Saturday morning we spotted five 2009. antlerless elk within 200 yards of us, but An experience to remember they were on private land and never forever and a photo to put beside crossed onto the area we could hunt. We Grandpa’s photo is very satisfying to moved on and at 8:30 spotted a bull and me, and enjoying the delicious elk an antlerless elk within 100 yards on a steaks is definitely a bonus. 

Applying for An Elk licEnsE
To apply for an elk license on line go to www.pgc.state.pa.us, click on “Buy Your Elk License” next to the elk photo then click “Apply Online”. Complete the on-line application and pay with a credit card. Applications on the e-commerce site will be accepted through midnight August 26, 2011. It costs $10.70 to apply. Application may also be made at Point of Sale (POS) locations through the PALS system. Hunters can check on the status of an elk application by visiting the same site and clicking the button to “Purchase a license” where you can also “Check on the status of an Antlerless Deer or Elk Application.”

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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Squirrel Hunting Disease
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Drives on Saturday
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Two Merchants of Death
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Family Tradition
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - High Tech Grouse Finds
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - The Future of Traditional Archery
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Brunswick Barbeque
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Whitetail History 101
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Finally
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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 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Crossings
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