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luzerne — After completing my final Time & Activity Report, and closing out 47 plus years as a deputy, I have to wonder where the time has gone. It seems like only yesterday that my wife, Nancy, reminded me that I had been on for 25 years and asked if it wasn’t about time I considered retiring. Thirty years came and went and that was 17 years ago. I don’t want to leave without saying that I have worked with a great bunch of folks here in the Northeast Region. Each and every one of my supervising WCOs, from Wes Bower, who was my first, to Jerry Kapral, my last, and those who were temporary when the district was vacant, such as Chet Cinamella and Dave Allen, were dedicated officers. Also, my years as a dispatcher were spent with a great staff at the region office. — DePuty riCharD WaltOn, hanOver

Saying Goodbye

Allegheny — I often visit the shooting range on SGL 203, and I’ve received a lot of positive comments about requiring those shooters who don’t have a hunting or furtaking license to have a range permit. Many sportsmen mentioned that it was long overdue, and that if everyone using the range has an investment in it, it will be taken care of better. — WCO Dan Puhala, Pittsburgh

New Outlook

Pike — I was taking inventory of the bear traps in the Northeast Region and noted that four of the five traps in Pike County were put into service in 1970. These “oldies but goodies” can still trap bears, but need some extra maintenance and repairs. They are just like one of my neighboring officers; it’s good to have you back, Bob. — WCO Mark krOPa, greentOWn

Not Put Out to Pasture Yet

Forest — All the WCOs in the Northwest Region recently got large tackle boxes to store and organize their immobilization equipment. My wife was happy when I returned her Tupperware containers. — WCO Daniel P. sChMiDt, tiDiOute

Give ’Em Back

Being that I spend most of my time working in a relatively small portion of the state, I sometimes forget just how diverse Pennsylvania is. Recently, I met some PGC employees from the northwestern part of the state and found that they spend time working on snowshoes every winter. Working in the southeastern part of the state, I’ve yet to use snowshoes; I’m pretty sure that’s a good thing. — PgC FOrester JOnathan Weaver, ePhrata
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Not Yet Anyway

Armstrong — I was at a Dayton Sportsmen’s Club Meeting when Larry Ferringer told me that a deer with its head stuck in a fork of a tree and hanging 20 feet off the ground was creating a lot of interest in the local area. Apparently, the deer tried to cross a flood-stage Mahoning Creek and got its head stuck in a tree and drowned. Mahoning Dam is a flood water containment dam and water depths at creek level vary from a normal stream to a backed-up lake. As the flood waters receded the deer was left hanging high in the air as a grim testimony to an extremely wet spring. — WCO rOD burns, kittanning
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011
Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Contents
Triple Trophy — Thrice
National Archery in the Schools Program
One More Squirrel Hunt with Dad
Harvey Roberts
Pennsylvania’s Hunter Access Program
State Game Lands 93
Right Violators, Wrong Deer
A Shot in the Pines
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 - September 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 3
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Triple Trophy — Thrice
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - National Archery in the Schools Program
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - One More Squirrel Hunt with Dad
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 12
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Harvey Roberts
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Pennsylvania’s Hunter Access Program
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - State Game Lands 93
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Right Violators, Wrong Deer
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - A Shot in the Pines
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - The Naturalist's Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Cover3
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