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Final step taken to open MYHP to antlerless deer

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t itS June meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the final regulatory step toward allowing an adult mentor to transfer an antlerless deer license to a Mentored Youth Hunting Program participant, and the new opportunity will take effect for the upcoming, 2011-12, deer seasons. in April, the Board gave preliminary approval to the regulatory change so it would be in a position to take final action if the enabling legislation was signed into law before its June meeting. Senate Bill 274, sponsored by Senate Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Richard Alloway ii, was unanimously approved by the Senate on May 2, the House on June 15, and signed into law by Gov. tom Corbett on June 24, making it Act 9 of 2011. “We salute Sen. Alloway for championing this bill, as well as House Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman John Evans for guiding this measure through the House,” said Carl G. Roe, Game Commission executive director. “We also praise Gov. Corbett for signing this measure into law to expand an already popular program that was created by legislation authored by Sen. Robert D. Robbins back in 2006.” While mentored youth still may not apply for an antlerless deer license, the new regulation authorizes adult

mentors to transfer one antlerless deer license to an eligible mentored youth. the antlerless license must be valid and in the possession of the adult mentor at all times while hunting. the transfer of the antlerless license may not occur until after the mentored youth has harvested the antlerless deer. At that time, the license is to be transferred to the mentored youth to complete the harvest information and attach the carcass tag. A mentored youth may receive no more than one antlerless deer license in a license year. Following the hunt, the adult mentor must report the harvest through the Game Commission’s online harvest reporting system, the toll-free telephone harvest reporting number or by mailing in the report card. the report does not need to indicate that a mentored youth used the antlerless deer license. Under MYHP, a mentor is defined as a properly licensed individual at least 21 years of age who will serve as a guide to a youth while engaged in hunting or related activities, such as scouting, learning firearms or hunter safety and wildlife identification. A mentored youth is identified as an unlicensed individual less than 12 years of age who is accompanied by a mentor while engaged in hunting or related activities.

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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
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
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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 - 26
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
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Crossings
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