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Forest — I’m  writing  this  Note  as  a  tribute to Deputy WCO John David Dryer  who died last year. Dave, as he was known,  was  a  veterinarian,  but  he  also  was  very  dedicated to public service. In addition to  being a Deputy, he was an EMT, a volunteer  fireman  and  worked  as  a  policeman  part  time. Last December, while working as a  police officer in East Washington, Dave was  shot and killed by the driver of a vehicle  who he had stopped for vehicle code violations. Dave was a good man who was killed  in a senseless act of violence, and will be  Had It Good missed greatly by family, fellow officers and  JeFFerson — Thanks  to  above  average  me and my family. — WCO franK e. leiCHtenBerger, temperatures,  minimal  snow  cover,  and  marienville an  abundant  beechnut  crop,  turkeys  had  it  pretty  good  this  winter.  There  should  be  some  nice  heavy  gobblers  taken  this  Likes the Ladies spring season. huntinGdon — I was on patrol during  — WCO rOger a. HartleSS, BrOOKville the hunting season when a gentleman approached me, and after talking for a while  Big Bears he  mentioned  that  back  in  the  day  he  Perry — We  were  able  to  capture  and  wasn’t always a law-abiding citizen when it  place  ear  tags  on  14  bears  in  the  county  came to game laws, but that he needed to  for research during 2011. One additional  feed his nine kids. He then said, “Too bad  nuisance bear was captured and relocated  they  didn’t  have  female  “game  wardens”  to  a  state  forest  outside  the  county,  but  back  then,  as  it  would  have  been  just  as  the  other  14  were  released  where  they  fun getting caught by you as it would have  were caught. Of these, two exceeded 500  running from you.” pounds. A check of our data base after bear  — WCO amy naBOzny, PeterSBurg season revealed that five of the tagged bears  were harvested, two of these in Huntingdon County. The two 500-pounders are still  Eye Opener Clarion — I often get asked what I do  out there somewhere and no doubt weigh  after the hunting season. I reminded people  much more than that by now being they  that some small game seasons are in until  were caught in June of last year. — WCO Steve HOWer, iCKeSBurg the end of February, and some trapping is  in until the end of March. There’s always  Runs in the Family paperwork  from  the  hunting  season  to  BuCks — Deputy  Phil  Layton  told  an  catch up on, training, surveys, school pro- individual  who  was  illegally  parked  on grams, Hunter Access Cooperator contacts,  Game Lands that he would be receiving a  equipment Inventory, turkey banding, to  citation. Later, while doing the paperwork  name just some. Before becoming a WCO  he  thought  the  name  was  familiar,  and  I wondered the same thing, but in rounding  after  checking  his  records  discovered  he  out my first full year in a district, I’ve been had cited that man’s son for not displaying  enlightened. fluorescent orange while hunting. — WCO Steven J. aCe, KnOx — WCO JOHn PaPSOn, trumBauerSville
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012
History of the Whitetail
26 Days for a Gobbler
I Took a Stand
Enemies Among Us
The Smile Says It All
Wild Turkey Trivia
Wild Turkey Cures A Heartache
First VPA-HIP Habitat Project Nears Completion
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 2
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 26 Days for a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - I Took a Stand
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Enemies Among Us
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 12
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Smile Says It All
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Trivia
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Cures A Heartache
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - First VPA-HIP Habitat Project Nears Completion
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 49
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Cover3
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