Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 35

Still Like a Kid At Christmas YORK — Bob Hilker, president of the York County chapter of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, told me that one of the longest periods of his life was when many, many years ago his mother gave him a Game News subscription for Christmas. At 15, Bob had to wait until January or February until his first issue arrived. Not to reveal Bob’s age, but he has been receiving Game News uninterrupted since then, more than 45 years. — WCO GUY HANSEN, RED LION Out of Its Element LUZERNE — I responded to a call from a woman in West Pittston who reported that she had some type of bird trapped in her fireplace. In the past, I’ve removed various mammals and small birds from fireplaces, so I figured this was just another typical “catch and release” job. Well, I can now add a common merganser duck to my list. — WCO GERALD KAPRAL, PLAINS New Occupation JEFFERSON — LMO George Miller and I were discussing the habits of certain furbearers with first graders from Pinecreek Elementary School and asked the group what an animal is called that eats meat. One student quickly responded, “a ‘meateorologist’.” I guess that would be a carnivore that can predict the weather. — WCO ROGER A. HARTLESS, BROOKVILLE Too Modern? CHESTER — My wife and I noticed that a pair of bluebirds moved into a tree cavity in a maple tree in our backyard that was made last year by a pair of woodpeckers. The oddity is that I had a bluebird box set out, but they apparently wanted something a bit more traditional. — WCO SCOTT FREDERICK, SADSBURYVILLE Yum Yum GREENE — Reports of bears here are big news, but this year sightings have become more common. Most of the calls have been reports of bears in garbage or bears raiding birdfeeders, but one hungry bear made headlines when it went into the kitchen of a home and “borrowed” a bag of flour. If this bear resorts back to its traditional bruin way of life and hits the berry patches, it now has the main ingredients for a blackberry pie. — WCO RODNEY BURNS, ROGERSVILLE Nonresident Collision LACKAWANNA — After picking up hundreds of roadkilled deer for more than 17 years, I thought I had seen all of the possible scenarios for deer to meet their demise. I’ve found roadkilled deer that had landed on porches, in yards, tangled in bushes and guard rails or stuck under vehicles. Recently, however, when I removed a roadkilled deer from the middle of the turnpike and rolled it over, to my surprise I found a New York license plate underneath it. — WCO MARK RUTKOWSKI, TAYLOR SEPTEMBER 2009 Special Projects Food and Cover Corps crews are working with the Allegheny Mountain Chapter, Tussey Mountain Strutters and Terrace Mountain chapters of the NWTF to complete three habitat projects in Blair and Huntingdon counties. These projects are on SGLs 73, 99 and 198, and will further enhance these areas for wild turkeys and many other species of wildlife. — LMO BRAD MYERS, MARTINSBURG 35

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009

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

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Contents
Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Double Eagle
Life & Times of the Whitetail
What is Public Access?
Fulfilling a Dream
Wild Goose Chase
Hunter Education Celebrates 50
The Old Beech Tree
Handguns for Bushytails
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Trapper’s Tips
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Double Eagle
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - What is Public Access?
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fulfilling a Dream
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Wild Goose Chase
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunter Education Celebrates 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Old Beech Tree
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Handguns for Bushytails
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Trapper’s Tips
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - BB1
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