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I was examining some garbage dumped on SGL 314 when I tore open a plastic bag and noticed in big letters on the bag label, “Environmentally Friendly Product.” The product might have been, but the purchaser sure wasn’t. — LMO Shayne a. hOachLander, cOrry EriE — I was called to a residence in Erie to remove an opossum in a house. It seems the owners let their dog out back in a fenced yard and after a few minutes it came back in, dropping its “stuffed animal” on the living room floor. After a few minutes the “stuffed animal” jumped up and took off through the house. When dropped, the opossum played dead until it thought it could escape. The chase was on. — WcO Larry M. SMith, erie

Do As I Say . . .

Surprise!

y ork — HTE classes are underway across the state. Thanks to a dedicated volunteer corps of instructors, thousands of new hunters are introduced to the fraternity each year. Most districts have an individual responsible for coordinating the scheduling and conducting of HTE courses. In my district, in the southwestern part of the county, this important task is performed by Jim Staub. Jim has dedicated more than 25 years of service, and I wish to thank him and all the instructors across the state for their efforts. Because of these folks, hunting is more safe now than any other time in our history. — WcO gregOry grahaM, yOrk SnydEr — HTE classes are posted on the website. Register now to ensure openings in classes that fit your schedule. If you wait until the last minute, you might have to drive a good distance or miss out altogether. Remember, the class can be taken when youngsters turn 11. — WcO harOLd J. MaLehOrn, SeLinSgrOve training SChool — Recently the 29th Class here at the Ross Leffler School of Conservation had six long days and nights of HTE instruction. Then we had to conduct an HTE class here at the Harrisburg headquarters. After all of our classes and then teaching a class, I got a new appreciation for what HTE instructors throughout the state do. I’d personally like to thank them for the time and dedication they give to make Hunter-Trapper Ed the success that it is. — cadet Brian Sheetz, harriSBurg  BEdford — I’d like to congratulate Tim Ramsey for earning the HTE Instructor of the Year Award. Tim is always there to help, to offer “constructive” criticism or just give us a smile. — WCO Chris Skipper, Everett
GAME	 NEWS

Look For One Now

Reminder

Experienced Firsthand

CEntrE — On the first day of the spring turkey season I was called about a reported mistake kill. When I arrived to the site I was greeted by Mr. Tim Gates. Mr. Gates is 70 years old and possesses a disabled hunter permit, which allows him to use his vehicle as a blind to hunt from. That is exactly what he did when he bagged a hen turkey. I felt bad for Mr. Gates, but he got to keep the bird after all, because it turned out to be a bearded hen. — WcO dan Murray, State cOLLege
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All’s Well . . .

Dedicated



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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Cover3
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