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Careful What You Wish For MERCER — Being assigned here out of the training school was an answer to a prayer. My district has everything from waterfowl to big deer to nesting bald eagles, just to name a few. The only disappointment was knowing that there were not many bears. Coming from Forest County as a deputy, WCO Mario Piccirilli and I had several opportunities to work with bears. Recently, though, I had to respond to several nuisance bear calls. WCO Clint Deniker and I had to tranquilize a bear in Sharon. I trapped a 250-pounder in East Lackawannock Township, not to mention a few that were damaging beehives. I guess now I truly have everything I could ask for. — WCO LAWRENCE R. HERGENROEDER, GROVE CITY Who’s Laughing Now? CAMERON — Neighboring WCO Doty McDowell often remarks about my Field Notes not being so funny. Recently, though, Doty called me and frantically asked to borrow my projection screen. It seems he couldn’t remember where his was. I informed him that I hadn’t been issued one yet. He snapped back, “Well how do you do a program?” The same way someone does a program who loses their screen. — WCO WAYNE A. HUNT, ST MARY’S Appropriate YORK — At the big game measuring session held at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in June, most of the antlers brought in were archery kills. I guess the tip off should have been when the first rack that WCO Mike Reeder and I scored was by a guy with the last name of Bowman. — WCO GUY HANSEN, RED LION Will Be Missed ARMSTRONG — Deputy Matt Pfeil retired as a deputy after serving the commonwealth and its citizens for almost 44 years. It’s difficult to find people who have given so much time to any volunteer position, but when you consider the amount of time deputies are required to spend on annual training and certification, at their own expense, it becomes even harder. Matt was a dedicated officer, involved with law enforcement, hunter education, youth field days, camp cadet and he handled all of the district’s nuisance bears. Matt’s service is going to be greatly missed by the community and his coworkers. — WCO GARY TOWARD, SARVER Going It Alone BRADFORD — My deputies apprehended a man and a woman riding an old 3-wheeler on a State Game Lands. The man tried to elude the officers, but soon found out that it was to no avail. He told the deputies that the machine is pretty old and doesn’t go too fast anymore. While later interviewing the guy at his home, we noticed a front license plate on his truck with a woman’s name on it. When I asked if this was his girlfriend’s nickname he replied that it was the name of a former girlfriend. I thought that if his current girlfriend reads this Field Note, he’ll be riding solo. — WCO JOSEPH WENZEL, ATHENS 32 Big Ones at Large HUNTINGDON — Archery hunters might be pleasantly surprised this season because due to the bad weather statewide on last year’s firearms season opener, many 3½year-old bucks are around. — PGC FORESTER BRENT MCNEAL, HUNTINGDON GAME NEWS

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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - 9
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - What a Story to Tell
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Three Birds, Four Shells, One Grouse
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - The Sandhill Crane Incidents
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Nevada Grouse
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Field Notes
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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 - The Naturalist's Eye
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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 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - October 2008 - Crossings
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