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PIKE — I usually use doughnuts for bear bait, but with the cost of flour going up, the local bakeries where I get them don’t have as many extras to give out, so I use whatever I can get. At one point I got marshmallows, black licorice jelly beans, soda syrup and pita bread. I stuffed the pita bread with the marshmallows and jelly beans, coated it with the syrup and used it like that. I call it the “Big Bear Pike County Pita” and it works well. Feel free to use the recipe and wow your friends and family at your next get-together. — WCO MARK KROPA, GREENTOWN

New Recipe

CAMERON — I captured and treated a bear with sarcoptic mange on SGL 14. The bear had been captured twice over a 14-day period, which allowed the administering of the drug needed to cure the animal of its disease. Subsequent photographs of the bear a month later showed new hair growth in all of the afflicted areas. — WCO WAYNE A. HUNT, ST MARYS

Rogaine?

HUNTINGDON — I was marking timber on SGL 112 in Huntingdon County when I came across an interesting artifact. I looked down at the base of a big white oak and saw a strange looking piece of metal sticking out from under the leaves. After uncovering it, I realized it was half of an old 2-man crosscut saw blade. I’m guessing it is about 100 years old and was used around the turn of the 19th century when wholesale logging took place. — PGC FORESTER BRENT MCNEAL, HUNTINGDON YORK — I brought an injured red-tailed hawk home for a short stay until I was able to transfer it to a rehabilitator. As usual with the injured animals I bring home, my animal-loving wife took on her motherly role in caring for the hawk. She gave it a name and tended to it on a regular basis. In this particular case the hawk must not have been too seriously injured, because it escaped our enclosure. When my wife found the hawk it was comfortably perched on the top of her new car. Her affection for the hawk quickly diminished. I told her the scratches on the roof are just a friendly reminder of our brief encounter with “Hawky.” — WCO KYLE JURY, LEWISBERRY
GAME NEWS

Full Circle

Wore Out Its Welcome

VENANGO — On September 21 I had the opportunity to help Skye’s Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center release a mature bald eagle back into the wild. The eagle had been hit by a car on August 21 and was turned into Skye’s Spirit for rehabilitation. The eagle was banded on August 21, 1987, in Powell’s Valley, as a fledgling being raised on one of the hacking sites in the reintroduction program. It was amazing to see the bird returned to the wild where it has lived and thrived for 25 years. — WCO RONDA J. BIMBER, FRANKLIN
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013

Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013
Contents
PGC 2011-12 Annual Report
Late Season Grouse
Then and Now
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - PGC 2011-12 Annual Report
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Late Season Grouse
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Then and Now
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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