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Good Nose WAYNE — Information & Education Supervisor Tim Conway contacted me about a bear that had been brought into the Lackawanna State Park bear check station during bear season. Tim detected the strong odor of peppermint on the paws and muzzle of the bear, and alerted me about his findings and furnished me with the location of the kill. Upon entering the property where the bear was killed, I found piles of corn, apples and a greasy substance that smelled like peppermint. As a result of the tip, several individuals were charged with the unlawful taking of a bear, hunting in a baited area, and hunting without proper bear licenses. — WCO FRANK DOOLEY, TYLER HILL You Never Know BLAIR — While on patrol well after midnight one night, with a deputy and a prospective deputy, we came across a vehicle whose occupants were observed using a light to locate game. We followed their vehicle until they pulled over and all jumped out and lifted the hood, feigning mechanical trouble. My deputies held flashlights while the occupants explained the need for emergency repairs and that they all had mechanical experience from years ago in shop class. While I assembled the required information, the deputies had had enough. Being that they are both trained mechanics in their everyday jobs, they suggested that I should just cite these guys and get going before they hurt themselves. I guess the moral of the story is, if you’re going to violate the law and get caught by the “wardens,” you had better know what you’re talking about, because these part time officers are full time mechanics, lawyers, teachers, corrections officers, etc. — WCO A.G. ZELLNER, MARTINSBURG Shutter “Bear” JEFFERSON — Apparently, bears in this area are suffering from a “photo-phobia” disorder, because several individuals told me they have had their trail cameras damaged or destroyed by bears. — WCO ROGER A. HARTLESS, BROOKVILLE Quite Educational TIOGA — I had plenty of nuisance bear calls last year and was lucky enough to catch a couple bears to use in programs. One was at a local school where the bear was raiding the dumpster and the other was at a local campground and processed for the local Camp Cadets. Both bear programs were probably seen by 200 people. — WCO ROBERT F. MINNICH, MANSFIELD 38 A New Friend? POTTER — A Coudersport woman called about a bear on her front porch. Concerned for her cat’s safety, she ran to the rear door to call her cat inside. She was astonished when she witnessed kitty rubbing against the legs of the bear. — WCO MARK S. FAIR, COUDERSPORT GAME NEWS

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009
Life & Times of the Whitetail
Contents
A Novice, Yes, But That’s Okay
Forestry & Wildlife
Raccoon & Beaver Tales
Spring Gobbler Double Take
The Old Man, Torment to Serenity
The Bender Fields
Death of the Turkey Jinx
WLA is Solid Gold
Wetlands for Wildlife
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 - April 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - A Novice, Yes, But That’s Okay
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Forestry & Wildlife
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Raccoon & Beaver Tales
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Spring Gobbler Double Take
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Old Man, Torment to Serenity
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Bender Fields
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Death of the Turkey Jinx
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 24
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - WLA is Solid Gold
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Wetlands for Wildlife
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Crossings
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