Pennsylvania Game News - November 2014 - 1

Volume 85
PE N N SYLVAN IA

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No. 11

NOVEMBER 2014
(USPS 426180)

Tom Corbett
Governor

COMMISSION MEMBERS
Robert W. Schlemmer, President
Export

David J. Putnam, Vice President

FEATURES
2

Quadruple Trophy

8

2014 Black Bear Forecast

By Travis Lau

By Joe Kosack

14

Tightrope Buck

James J. Delaney Jr.

18

The Versatile Springer Spaniel

Ralph A. Martone

22

Far and Wide

Ronald Weaner

25

Compiling the New Game News
Deer Hunting Book

28

Marking Our Past

36

Fall Turkey Forecast

Centre Hall

Brian H. Hoover, Secretary
Glenolden

Wilkes-Barre
New Castle
Biglerville

Charles E. Fox
Troy

Timothy S. Layton
Windber

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
R. Matthew Hough

By Daryl R. Clair
By Jim Romanelli

By Thane D. LaFollette

By Tyler Frantz
By Joe Kosack
By Joe Kosack

Executive Director

Richard Palmer

Deputy Executive Director

Bryan J. Burhans

Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS
Dorothy R. Derr

Administrative Services

Paul Mahon

Automated Technology Services

Stephen P. Smith

Information & Education, Acting

William A. Capouillez

Wildlife Habitat Management

Thomas P. Grohol

Wildlife Protection

GAME NEWS
Robert D. D'Angelo

Senior Associate Editor

Joe Kosack

DEPARTMENTS
32

From the Field

34
42
47

Research Briefs
Field Notes
Conservation News
	

50

The Naturalist's Eye

54

Straight from the Bowstring

59

The Campfire

60

Lock, Stock & Barrel

64

Crossings

By Hal Korber

♦ 2014-15 Waterfowl seasons & bags

By Marcia Bonta
By P.J. Reilly

By Travis Lau
By Dave Ehrig

By Chuck Fergus

Associate Editor

Patricia E. Monk

Administrative Assistant

Carol A. Petrina

Cover Painting by gerald W. Putt
(Background on p. 62)

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