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spend	time	with	family	and	friends,”	 30 percent. When	asked	how	their	interest	in	 deer	hunting	has	changed	in	the	last	 five	years,	“number	and/or	quality	of	 antlered	deer	seen	or	harvested”	was	 the	 most	 common	 change,	 31	 percent,	followed	by	“time	to	hunt,”	17	 percent;	“place	to	hunt,”	14 percent;	 and	“number	of	antlerless	deer	seen		or	 harvested,”	12	percent. Probably	no	surprise,	hunters	would like	 to	 see	 more	 deer.	 When	 asked about	 the	 deer	 population	 in	 the	 WMU	 where	 they	 hunt,	 60	 percent	 said	it	was	decreasing,	32	percent	said	 it	was	about	the	same,	and	8	percent	 said	 it	 was	 increasing.	 Similarly,	 66	 percent	thought	the	deer	population	 was	too	low	in	the	WMU	where	they	 hunt;	31	percent	thought	it	was	about	 right;	and	3	percent	too	high. When	 asked	 about	 antler	 restrictions in	the	WMUs	where	they	hunt,	 61 percent	agreed	with	them,	17	per-

cent	didn’t	agree	or	disagree,	and	22	 percent	disagreed.	Sixty-two	percent of	hunters	hunted	in	the	WMU	where they	 live,	 and	 on	 average,	 hunters	 travel	15	miles,	one	way,	to	hunt	deer. When	asked	what	the	best way	is	to	 provide	deer	hunting	information,	20	 percent	said	the	Hunting	and	Trapping	 Digest,	 16	 percent	 said	 newspapers,	 15 percent	 said	 Game News,	 and	 14	 percent	said	the	PGC	website. With	 today’s	 computer	 technology,	 the	 Game	 Commission	 will	 be using	 surveys	 to	 gather information	 to	ultimately	provide	the	best	hunting	 opportunities	possible,	both	now	and in	the	future. To	 see	 a	 complete	 report	 on	 the	 deer	 hunter	 survey,	 go	 to	 the	 Game	 Commission’s	 website,	 select	 the “White-Tailed	 Deer”	 photo	 button	 on	the	homepage,	and	click	on	“2011 Pennsylvania	 Deer	 Hunter	 Survey	 Preliminary	 Results	 under	 “Deer	 Hunting.”	

Outstanding Hunter Ed instructor correction
On	the	inside	back	cover	of	the	May	 issue,	 John	 Johnston	 was	 recognized	 as	 the	 Southcentral	 Region	 Hunter Education	 Instructor.	 In	 the	 caption	 information	 accompanying	 the	 photo,	 Mr.	 Johnston	 was	 misidentified.	 We	apologize	for	the	error.

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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 - 35
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 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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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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