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Crossing Sign? BEDFORD — Two otters were killed by vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Bedford and Everett, where the road borders the Juniata River. Despite the loss, it’s encouraging to know that the river otter reintroduction program is apparently successful. As Turnpike employee Don Fluke quipped, “they ‘otter’ know better than to try and cross the pike.” — WCO DAN YAHNER, EVERETT Uh-Oh! GREENE — I recently helped WCO Leiendecker with processing a large bear. We meticulously measured tranquilizer drugs, laid out tags and got the lip tattoo ready. We recorded all tag and tattoo numbers before and after processing the bear, and I’m sure we would have impressed any outsider with our thoroughness, as we double-checked and triple-checked all the information that would be permanently recorded for the PGC data base. After getting done with the bear and loading it safely back into the culvert trap, we went from looking professional to dumbfounded, when Deputy Frank Maykuth asked what the sex of the bear was. — WCO ROD BURNS, ROGERSVILLE Foiled Robbery FAYETTE — Late one evening a lady in Farmington thought a burglar was trying to enter her home when the first floor window air conditioner began to shift and rattle, waking her up. Leaping out of bed, she was really concerned when the air conditioner stopped moving and the doorbell rang. When she turned on the outside light to scare the would-be robber away, she was somewhat relieved to see a large bear staring back at her through the window. — WCO STEPHEN A. LEIENDECKER, UNIONTOWN Sign Her Up I was at the Tractor Supply Store in Bedford, placing an order with store employee Sandy. While I was providing her with the necessary information, I noticed she was holding a cell phone to her right ear and a portable phone to her left one, handling phone calls from product manufacturers. My first thought was that she would fit in at any Game Commission dispatch center, handling the high volume of phone calls received during the fall hunting seasons. — LMO JONATHAN S. ZUCK, EVERETT Ready and Willing SCHUYLKILL — I was told it always pays to have good deputies, and this could not have been more apparent than the day I asked Deputy Bill Singley to help set a bear trap. I arrived at the location before Bill and backed the trap into the area it was to be set. I realized the area was a little wet, and as I pulled ahead and drove over a log, my vehicle sank down around the log and would not move forward or backward. I was just plain stuck. You can imagine my embarrassment when Bill pulled in and calmly said, “Do you think you can drive out of there or should I start carrying rocks?” — WCO KEVIN CLOUSER, ASHLAND GAME NEWS Special Ingredient ADAMS — Neighboring officers provide good Field Note material. While having lunch with my fellow Adams County WCO Darren David, I learned that he either has really odd tastes or he just is a little absentminded, because I watched him put chili sauce in his tea. I wonder if he doesn’t put tea in the special chili he makes. — WCO DAVID L. GROVE, FAIRFIELD 30

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008

Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008
Life & Times of the Whitetail
Contents
The Essence of Whitetails
Hunting for a Greater Good
What a Story to Tell
Three Birds, Four Shells, One Grouse
The Sandhill Crane Incidents
Nevada Grouse
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist's Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Blowin1
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Blowin2
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - The Essence of Whitetails
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Hunting for a Greater Good
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - What a Story to Tell
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Three Birds, Four Shells, One Grouse
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - The Sandhill Crane Incidents
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 22
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Nevada Grouse
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 30
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - The Naturalist's Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Cover3
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