Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 36

BUTLER — When a WCO arrives in a district as a new officer he or she often relies on a local deputy to show the area. When I came into the district in 1999 that deputy was Clayton “Ike” Eisenbrown. Ike was the local legend who everyone knew, and when he retired as a deputy he had 28 years of service. He was also a dedicated and active HTE instructor for more than 40 years. This dedicated volunteer recently passed away and the agency and the sportsmen of the state will miss him. — WCO RANDY W. PILARCIK, PROSPECT MCKEAN — Deputy Dale Thielges and I investigated the possibility of wild hogs rooting up several hay fields in Eldred Township. Several fields had significant areas rooted up and the turf was rolled up almost as if it were a carpet. After placing baited traps and trail cameras it was determined that the damage was caused by raccoons, not hogs. — WCO THOMAS M. SABOLCIK, PORT ALLEGHENY TRAINING SCHOOL — The Emergency Vehicle Operation Course was like taking a new car for a test ride, but on steroids. I never had the opportunity to take a brand new 2013 Chevy Tahoe out on the track and put the pedal to the metal, repeatedly. It might be a good idea for the officers who get the “test driven” vehicles to rotate their tires, because we were burning rubber all that week. — CADET MICHAEL GREINER, HARRISBURG PERRY — Soon after transferring to the western Perry and Juniata County district I was advised by a local resident that the area where he lives known as “Liberty Valley” got its name because the folks there “used to tie ‘game wardens’ to trees.” It makes one wonder. — WCO STEVE HOWER, ICKESBURG
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Not Forgotten

Mistaken Identity

MERCER — One day I worked as part of a detail to apprehend people illegally riding ATVs on property enrolled in the PGC Hunter Access Program. Soon after, neighboring WCO Larry Hergenroeder called to tell me that I was on YouTube. It seems the first person I stopped (one of two motorcross riders in full protective gear) had a “helmet video camera.” This guy has been posting video of his riding excursions for several years, and now one of his videos featured a cameo appearance by yours truly. Hollywood casting directors must not have seen the clip, because no one has contacted me. The hay stem in my mouth could have been my trademark gimmick (like Kojak’s lollipop). Also, the old saying about the camera adding pounds seems to hold true, unless the rider was using a wide angle lens. — WCO DONALD G. CHAYBIN, GREENVILLE

Candid Camera

Just Broke It In

Pulling My Leg?

WESTMORELAND — On the first day of archery season I met up with WCO Puhala and Cadet Fette to walk in on a baited treestand. On the way in we found our way through some briar patches. WCO Puhala pointed out to Cadet Fette that the amount of scratches on your legs determines how good of an officer you are. Later that evening while pulling thorns out of my thighs, I thought that there has to be a better way to determine how “good” of an officer I am. — WCO MATTHEW LUCAS, GREENSBURG
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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 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Then and Now
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 36
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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 - 50
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 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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