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my stand without alerting deer. My meadow stand is located in a hemlock tree on the creek bank at the bottom of the hill and provides excellent cover. In the morning, after feeding in the fields above, deer come down the hill to rest in the thick cover where I’m already waiting. Because my stand along the creek is on a path leading from the heaviest cover to a woodlot, I often encounter deer. For this reason it is a perfect morning stand and over the years several good bucks have been taken from it. There are no guarantees in life and hunting is no exception. Not all stand sites will be worth hunting every year because a stand is only as good as the food or the

cover it is near. All of the stands mentioned above meet these criteria, at least most of the time, but it’s up to the hunter to determine which one will be the most productive because food availability is the driving force in deer behavior prior to the rut. Because these food sources will change from year to year as crops are rotated and mast abundance varies, the merit of each stand must be evaluated prior to opening day and regularly throughout the hunting season. Good stands produce deer on a regular basis because they meet the criteria of being near good cover and an abundant food source, and it’s a good hunter who can recognize the places deer want to be and then set up accordingly. 

Fun Game — By Connie Mertz

Identify the County
Unscramble the county on the left, match it with its description on the right, and then finish the statement below.
BACNOR __ __ __ __ __ __ FOLUNT __ __ __ __ __ __ ROMENO __ __ __ __ __ __ YESRDN __ __ __ __ __ __ TREECN __ __ __ __ __ __ HADINUP __ __ __ __ __ __ __ KEL __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ T refers to its geological location U named after a President C refers to anthracite coal I title of the eldest son of a French king S named for a river O named after steamboat inventor N named after a governor

QUHASASUNNE __ __ __ __ __ __- E named after a big game animal

Pennsylvania has 67 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ to explore.
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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 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Drives on Saturday
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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 - 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
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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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