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about 30 yards away. Jack’s well-placed shot put her down. At the sound of his shot we both spotted another deer running about 50 yards in back of her. “It’s a buck!” Jack shouted. I quickly chambered a round and tried to pick out an opening ahead of the buck. After it stopped I shot but I missed. The buck turned and headed for a thicket. My second shot centered his neck at 100 yards and he went down. My 50th Pennsylvania deer was a magnificent 8-point with long tines and a 16inch inside spread. It is now adorning the wall in my den, and I have relived that day countless times. We stayed there the rest of the day in case another buck would come by for Jack. Many does continued to file by but no bucks showed. Throughout the day we reminisced about all the good times we

had shared at this spot. I had retired my old Winchester 94 back in 1994, after harvesting 30 whitetails with it. It brought me 15 bucks and 15 antlerless deer. It now has a special place in my gun cabinet right next to Dad’s .30-30 and Jack’s .300 Savage, as he passed away in 2008. My 75th deer occurred on Saturday December 3, 2011. I was at the Doe Rock, which now holds an extra special place in my heart. I find myself talking to my dad and uncle throughout the day as I sit there alone, wishing they were there with me in person. I still enjoy deer hunting, but I truly miss the companionship of good hunting partners. At 3:40 in the afternoon I spotted two deer slowly making their way

PATRICK KRAMER (just behind the bear) got this 238-pound field-dressed bruin in Warren County in 2011. The group of friends and family were hunting out of Freddy’s Camp in West Hickory, and make it up for bear season as a yearly tradition. The results from the pulled tooth revealed that the bear was 3 years and 10 months old. Back row left to right: Ben Snatchko, Jim Shoup, Ian Kramer; middle row: Dave Kramer, Brent Kramer, Jake Fiola; front row: Jacob Shoup, Patrick Kramer, Luke Snatchko, Doug Kramer.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012
Whitetail Predation
Contents
Bill Zee’s Boone & Crockett Club River Bull
75 Whitetails
2011-12 Small Game/Furbearer Harvests
A New Atlas of the Nesting Birds of PA
A Question of Proof
Fifty-Year Quest for a Triple Trophy
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Fun Game
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Bill Zee’s Boone & Crockett Club River Bull
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 75 Whitetails
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 2011-12 Small Game/Furbearer Harvests
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A New Atlas of the Nesting Birds of PA
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A Question of Proof
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Fifty-Year Quest for a Triple Trophy
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - BB1
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Cover3
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