Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 2

PE N N SYLVAN IA

Volume 83

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No. 3

MARCH 2012
(USPS 426180)

Tom Corbett
Governor COMMISSION MEMBERS Ronald Weaner, President
Biglerville

FEATURES
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Ralph A. Martone, Vice President
New Castle Centre Hall

David J. Putnam, Secretary James J. Delaney, Jr.
Wilkes-Barre Everett Export

David W. Schreffler Robert W. Schlemmer EXECUTIVE OFFICE Carl G. Roe
Executive Director

R. Matthew Hough

Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS Dorothy R. Derr Robert L. Strailey Joseph Neville

Administrative Services Automated Technology Services Information & Education Wildlife Habitat Management Wildlife Protection Wildlife Management

History	of	the	Whitetail By J.T. Fleegle Slow	Down By Jeff McNelis Unconventional	Calling	Bags	Bedford County	Longbeard	 By Bill Benigni Cabling	with	Grandsons By Larry L. Harshbarger Dumpster	Bears By Thomas M. Sabolcik Two	for	a	Turkey By Paul A. Matthews Operation	Talon By Jason DeCoskey Passing	It	On By Lowell E. Bittner Hunting	Small	Woods	Turkeys By David R. Thompson Gene	Nelson	—	Man	Who	Didn’t	Quit By Bill Bower How	Young	is	that	Forest? By Mike Pruss Field	Notes Conservation	News 	

DEPARTMENTS
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William A. Capouillez Richard Palmer

♦ License display requirement repealed ♦		Special snow goose season

Calvin W. DuBrock

GAME NEWS Robert C. Mitchell
Editor

Robert D. D’Angelo
Associate Editor

Lori D. Neely

Education Specialist Administrative Assistant Circulation

Patricia E. Monk Carol A. Petrina

Off	the	Wire By Bob D’Angelo Another	View By Linda Steiner The	Naturalist’s	Eye By Marcia Bonta Straight	from	the	Bowstring By P.J. Reilly Fun	Game By Connie Mertz Lock,	Stock	&	Barrel By Jim Romanelli Crossings
By Gregg Rinkus

Cover Photo by JaCob Dingel
(Cover story on p. 62)

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Slow Down
Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Cabling with Grandsons
Dumpster Bears
Two for a Turkey
Operation Talon
Passing It On
Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
How Young is that Forest?
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 - March 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Slow Down
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cabling with Grandsons
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Dumpster Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Two for a Turkey
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Operation Talon
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Passing It On
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - How Young is that Forest?
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64a
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64b
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover4
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