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L ackawanna  — On  November  26,  2011, at 6 p.m., Dan Figured, law enforcement supervisor for the Northeast Region,  picked  me  up  for  night  patrol.  It  was  a  productive shift, and I returned to my residence at 6:30 p.m., just as my wife, Robyn,  was coming home with my supper. After  she  asked  how  things  went  Dan  replied,  “That was the shortest patrol we ever did.”  The funny part was that it was more than  24 hours later. — Deputy rObert krukOvitz, Olyphant SuSquehanna — Our  weather  conditions early last fall made traveling difficult,  as  many  of  the  area’s  bridges  had  been  washed out. Ironically, beaver dams seemed  to have survived without any damage. — WCO MiChael Webb, FOxtOn lake

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camBria — Before  patrolling  on  the  first Saturday of deer season, I stopped to  fill up my gas tank. A young man stopped  to ask me about becoming a deputy WCO,  and after I explained some of the pros and  cons of our job he seemed really interested.  As usual, he asked what I got paid. Each  district is different, but I mentioned that  sometimes I received a stipend of $65 per  day.  The  young  man  looked  at  the  gas  pump  just  as  it  shut  off  and  said,  “Looks  like  you’re  working  for  free  today.”  The  pump read $65.02. I told him I love being  a deputy regardless of the pay. — Deputy phil anDrayChak, lilly

Two Cents Worth

erie — Deputy  Steve  LaSalvia  and  I  were on night patrol when we pulled over  two separate vehicles for spotlighting after  11 p.m. Both spotters claimed to be looking  for a runaway horse. Sure enough, later that  night we came across a nearly 2,000-pound  draft horse grazing by the side of the road.  With a little coaxing with the vehicle, we  were able to escort the horse more than a  half mile back to its stable. With the horse  secure in the barn, our third late spotlighter  of the evening had no excuse. — WCO Darin l. Clark, elgin

Round-Up

aLLegheny — LMO  Doug  Dunkerley  and  I  were  pheasant  hunting  when  we  entered a thicket with a lot of grapevines.  Pheasants started erupting from the thick  cover and then turkeys flushed, seemingly  filling  the  air.  Doug  dropped  a  22-pound  gobbler with an 8-inch beard. While fielddressing the bird he examined the crop and  found it full of crabapples and grapes. The  pungent smell of grapes was quite strong,  and I told Doug that he got the bird because  it was drunk. — WCO beth FiFe, SOuth park
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Bradford — I  was  traveling  on  Route  14 near Columbia Crossroads when out of  the corner of my eye I noticed a pheasant  flying straight for my windshield. I managed  to steer enough to one side to miss the bird  with my windshield, but the bird caught my  antenna. As I looked in the mirror, I saw  the bird continue to fly into a field, but my  antenna was gone. I called the region office  to inform them that I was without a radio,  but would communicate via cell phone. I  searched for the bird and the antenna, but  didn’t find either. — Deputy JOhn De Mille, arMenia
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012

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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Slow Down
Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Cabling with Grandsons
Dumpster Bears
Two for a Turkey
Operation Talon
Passing It On
Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
How Young is that Forest?
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Slow Down
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cabling with Grandsons
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Dumpster Bears
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Two for a Turkey
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Operation Talon
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Passing It On
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - How Young is that Forest?
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Crossings
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