Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 28

Silent Killers
Wyoming — With the use of crossbows to unlawfully take deer at night
increasing, WCOs can no longer rely
on the public to report hearing shots
fired. However, several new tools have
been employed to help combat this
ever-increasing threat to our wildlife.
— WCO ViCtOr rOSa, FLeetViLLe

Put On a Few
Venango — I was called to pick up a
roadkilled bear on Route 8, just north
of Barkeyville. A fellow employee had
seen the bear and thought it looked like
a small one. When I arrived, though, it
was anything but small. The 325-pound
male was more than I could handle
alone. Thanks to Trooper Brown and
an unknown passerby I was able to load
the bear. It turns out I had trapped the
bear for research the prior year, fewer
than two miles from where it got hit.
In May of 2011 it weighed about 240
pounds.
— WCO rOnda J. BiMBer, FrankLin

Coincidence?
Training School — The 29th Class
was pepper sprayed as part of our training curriculum, and it was much more
painful than anyone thought it would
be. After we got cleaned up it was time
for dinner, and as we moved through
the chow line the first thing we noticed
was that our salad had both red and
yellow peppers in it. As I continued up
the line to the main course I noticed
we were being served stuffed peppers.
I’m just glad that the day we studied
wildlife forensics on some worthy (or
unworthy) specimens, they didn’t serve
us rice for dinner.
— Cadet ByrOn d. GiBBS, harriSBurG

28	

Helping Hands
Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited members recently completed
a work project day on SGL 331 in
Clearfield County. Members cut one
acre of trees to create browse for deer
and restore early successional habitat
in the small game management area.
Other club members pruned 40 and
daylighted 20 apple trees.
— LMO COLLeen M. ShannOn,
GraMpian

One for the Memory Book
m ercer — Four members of Bill
Hilko’s family, representing four generations, harvested antlered deer on
the 2012 opener. Bill, his grandson,
Matt, and great nephew, Brik, each
took 8-point bucks, and Bill’s son, Josh,
bagged a 9-point. I told them that their
story was Field Note material.
— WCO dOnaLd G. ChayBin,
GreenViLLe

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Contents
Another Doorstep
Whitetail Predation
Pymatuning and Conneaut
Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
From the Field
Field Notes
Conservation News
Making a Difference
What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another Doorstep
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pymatuning and Conneaut
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - From the Field
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Making a Difference
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Crossings
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