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training School — I was getting ready  to  go  spring  gobbler  hunting  in  the  wee hours of the morning when my 8-year-old  son Mason said, “Orange hats and coffee  go great together.”  It’s funny how kids can  get a sense for the morning traditions that go along with hunting. We did not get a  bird, but he and I had a great day.   — Cadet susan edmistOn, harrisBurg   

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Mercer — The last week of December  I was patrolling in Pine Township when I  noticed a ground blind with several goose  decoys around it, so I set out across the cut  cornfield to perform a field inspection on  the  waterfowl  hunters.  I  announced  my presence outside of the pop-up blind and  after a slight delay, I announced again. The  hunter in the blind then sprung to action  as he opened up the blind and stepped out,  only to fall face first after tripping on the  bottom of the blind. As the hunter stood  up with  mud  up  to  his  elbows,  I  quickly  recognized him as a personal friend from  many years ago. After we exchanged greetings,  he  sheepishly  mentioned  that  the  whole hunting party had fallen asleep due  to the early start. — WCO laWrenCe r. hergenrOeder, grOVe City Fayette — I  was  asked  by  the  region  dispatcher if I could respond to an injured  deer in Greene County, being that the local  WCO was off duty. I’m all for helping out  neighboring officers, so I began the 20-mile  journey  west  on  Interstate  70  across  the  Monongahela  River  and  then  south  on  Route  43  into  Greene.  I  dispatched  the  deer and loaded it onto my deer rack and  started  heading  back  to  Fayette  County.  While  heading  through  Fredericktown,  Washington  County,  I  remembered  that  there was  a  ferry  boat  that  crossed  the  river into Fayette County. Knowing that  it would knock some time off of my return  trip, I boarded the boat and paid the fee. I  jokingly asked if I’d be charged for the extra body on back, and the operator replied  that being that the deer was a small one,  he would let it go this time. — WCO ChristOpher Bergman, Belle VernOn
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cuMberland — Much to my surprise a  hen turkey trotted through my front yard  one morning. It was a bit out of place in  an area  that  has  more  houses  than  trees  and turkey habitat. Maybe it’s a sign that I  should mow the yard a little more. — WCO timOthy WenriCh, meChaniCsBurg northaMpton — At  a  gathering  with  several fellow officers I had a conversation  with retired Game Protector Dick Anderson about a deputy who Dick added to his  roster in 1972. I’m proud to say that the  deputy is still a deputy and continues to be  active. A tip of the Stetson to Jim Hoppes  for 40 years of outstanding service to our  wildlife resources and the public. — WCO Bradley d. Kreider, CherryVille
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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
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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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Just Gittin’ Started
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Crossings
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