Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 2

PE N N SYLVAN IA

Volume 83

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No. 8

AUGUST 2012
(USPS 426180)

Tom Corbett
Governor COMMISSION MEMBERS Ralph A. Martone, President
New Castle Export

FEATURES
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Robert W. Schlemmer, Vice President David J. Putnam, Secretary
Centre Hall Biglerville

History	of	the	Whitetail By J.T. Fleegle Decisions,	Decisions By Jeff McNelis Hiking	the	Elk	Range
By Cindy Ross

Ronald Weaner James J. Delaney, Jr.
Wilkes-Barre Everett

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

R. Matthew Hough

Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS Dorothy R. Derr Vacant

Young	Gun	2 By Pete Cherok Pennsylvania’s	“Wildest”	Places By Ben Moyer Out	of	the	Fog By Ivan Zook Looking	Forward	To By Brent Jurista European	Skull	Mounts By H. “Bumper” Bauer You	Never	Know By Daniel Sitler Just	Gittin’	Started By Barbara A. McCleester

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

DEPARTMENTS
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Joseph Neville

Field	Notes Conservation	News 	

William A. Capouillez Richard Palmer

Calvin W. DuBrock

GAME NEWS Robert C. Mitchell
Editor

Robert D. D’Angelo
Associate Editor

Lori D. Neely

Education Specialist Administrative Assistant Circulation

Off	the	Wire By Bob D’Angelo Another	View By Linda Steiner The	Naturalist’s	Eye By Marcia Bonta Straight	from	the	Bowstring By Tom Tatum Fun	Game By Connie Mertz Lock,	Stock	&	Barrel By Jim Romanelli Crossings
By Chuck Fergus

♦ Two major poaching cases solved ♦		Deer Hunter Survey results

Patricia E. Monk Carol A. Petrina

Cover Photo by Jim obleski
(Cover story on p. 10)

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

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Decisions, Decisions
Hiking the Elk Range
Young Gun 2
Pennsylvania’s “Wildest” Places
Out of the Fog
Looking Forward To
European Skull Mounts
You Never Know
Just Gittin’ Started
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 - August 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Decisions, Decisions
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Hiking the Elk Range
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Young Gun 2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Pennsylvania’s “Wildest” Places
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Out of the Fog
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Looking Forward To
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - European Skull Mounts
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - You Never Know
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Just Gittin’ Started
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - BB1
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - BB2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Cover4
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