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BLair — A wild hen turkey entered the Altoona Bed, Bath and Beyond store near Brush Mountain. It seems the turkey stepped through the automatic doors and browsed around before flying up to a nearby display counter. The unusual “shopper” was carefully escorted out the back door by being nudged with a box. I wondered if the gobbler was next door at the Dick’s sporting goods store, looking for a camouflage outfit for the fall hunting season. — WCO Stephen t. hanCzar, BeLLWOOD A timber sale on SGL 170 will result in the yield of approximately 1.5 million board feet of lumber. In return, sportsmen will gain additional access to the interior of the Game Lands via an extended access road and parking area. The timber removal will allow better regeneration of food and cover for wildlife. — LMO Barry a. LeOnarD, ChaMBerSBurG I was traveling along East Hicks Road when I noticed a great blue heron standing watch over a stocked trout stream, looking for an easy meal. Nothing unusual about that except the bird was within the wires of a refuge area where no fishing is permitted. Apparently, the bird was not from Sesame Street, because it obviously could not read the signs. — LMO COLLeen M. ShannOn, GraMpian
DECEMBER  2011 

You Never Know

Luzerne — I was trying to capture a bear that had been damaging fruit trees when it became apparent that the bear was either really smart or had previously been trapped. On the first night the trap was set, the landowner witnessed the bear sitting at the rear of the trap licking its lips. Later on the same night, it was lying on the ground in the same spot and appeared to be sleeping. The following morning, the landowner said just the hind feet of the bear were sticking out of the rear of the trap. The bear was lying on its stomach and reaching into the trap. This went on for three days, and I spent a lot of time and doughnuts re-setting the trap. Fortunately, the bear decided to move on, albeit with a lot of donuts in its belly. — WCO Dave aLLen, MOuntain tOp

Smarter that the Average WCO

Win-Win Situation

Wasn’t Big Bird

The budget for our land management group has not increased in several years, despite the fact that the cost of just about everything we use has gone up considerably. Last year, I received $3,300 in grants from the National Wild Turkey Federation for lime, fertilizer and herbicide for habitat improvements on State Game Lands in Butler and Lawrence counties. If you get a chance, attend a NWTF fund-raising banquet. The money they raise is important for wildlife management. — LMO DaLe e. hOCkenBerry, eaSt ButLer
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011
History of the Whitetail
Contents
In Those Days
Flintin’ With the Flatlander
Late Season Duck Hunting
The Perfect Opening Day
A Moment for Redemption
Deer Harvest Estimates
Beware the Pogonip
Habitat for Hunter Access Cooperato
The Cadet
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Annual Index
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - In Those Days
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Flintin’ With the Flatlander
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Late Season Duck Hunting
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Perfect Opening Day
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - A Moment for Redemption
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Deer Harvest Estimates
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Beware the Pogonip
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Habitat for Hunter Access Cooperato
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Cadet
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Annual Index
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Cover3
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