Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 37

Wayne — After several attempts to get  charges dismissed for unlawfully killing a large buck and being found guilty in both  district  justice  court  and  then  common  pleas court, the defendant demanded that  I give him back the illegally taken antlers. I explained that the antlers were now the  property of the state. “I’ll just go out and  shoot another big buck,” he said. I handed  him my business card and told him to give  me a call when he did. I certainly won’t wait around for the phone to ring, but you  never know. — WCO FRanK DOOLey, tyLeR hiLL

Stranger Things Have Happened

Clarion — During  the  spring,  while  checking on fishermen, the local waterways  conservation  officer  decided  to  sit  on  a  brush  pile  to  watch  for  any  illegal  activity. What he didn’t know was that he was sharing the brushpile with a mother bear  and her cubs. He had a feeling something  was watching him and then heard a noise  behind him. He turned to see the mother  bear only a few feet away. He tried to slowly  move  away  but  something  was  holding  him back and he fell flat on his rear end. He thought for sure the bear had a hold of him, but the bear had gone and the cord on  his coat had gotten stuck on a cutoff limb.  Not mentioning any names, Greg. — WCO steven J. aCe, KnOx 
DECEMBER  2011 

Bear Scare

Pike — Not long ago I had a Field Note  about getting a new bear trap. It has a door  that swings from the side, latching behind  two cams. After WCO Mark Kropa and I  processed a bear at our Game Lands building at Shohola, I just rested the door on the  cams and left. The next morning, Game  Lands maintenance worker Joe Loughney called me and asked if I had set the trap  again after he had left work the day before.  After telling him that I hadn’t, he said that there  was another bear in it. Apparently,  the bear opened  the unlatched door and  went in the trap. Mark and I are still arguing over who gets credit for that one. — WCO RObeRt JOhnsOn, MataMORas   This  spring  the  Tussey  Mt.  Strutters  Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation funded the planting and fencing of 20 fruit trees on SGL 261 near Hopewell.  The trees, fertilizer and fencing were purchased from local businesses, while Beegle’s Log and Lumber of Everett donated mulch  for use in planting. Art Rexinger, a local  volunteer, donated his tractor and auger,  as well as his time to dig the holes for the  trees.  Habitat  projects  not  only  benefit  wildlife, but they help the local economy  and  provide  opportunities  for  organizations, businesses and individuals to donate  time and resources toward a worthy cause. — LMO JOnathan ZuCK, eveRett
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Too Easy

Pitchin’ In



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
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 48
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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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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