Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 36

SomerSeT —After serving as resident instructor for the 29th Class of cadets at the Ross Leffler School of Conservation for 14 weeks, I’m back in the saddle in my district. The transition has been going fairly smooth, but my stomach continues to remind me when it is 7 a.m., noon and 5 p.m., which are the established meal times for the cadets. — WCO brian e. Witherite, MeYersDaLe Bedford — Nuisance bear calls were way up here in the western end of the county, and there is a lot of public ground to hunt. — WCO JereMY COughenOur, beDfOrD Snyder — For the second time I had a bear destroy two tires on a culvert bear trap. The first time it had been only one tire. The bear made sure it got the sidewalls, too, making sure the tires could not be fixed. — WCO harOLD J. MaLehOrn, seLinsgrOve

Three Hots & a Cot

Hot Tip

Training School — After being pepper sprayed we spent a lot of time washing our faces and patting them dry with towels. At the end of the afternoon we had a lot of wet and spicy towels. To dry those towels the class spread them out on the blacktop path behind the training school. That night several of us went out to pick them up and bag them for the laundry service. When I reached down to grab a towel I got a bigger shock than I had gotten after being sprayed earlier in the day. I had some type of snake by the tail. It was too dark to identify and I didn’t hold it long enough to try. — CaDet MiChaeL PaPinChak, harrisburg

Surprise

Revenge?

One technique of habitat improvement on State Game Lands is an aspen regeneration cut. Basically, all the mature aspen and invasive species in an area is clearcut, which allows a proliferation of new shoots to grow from the aspen roots. The new growth is attractive to many species of wildlife. Three years ago, while marking an aspen cut on SGL 262 in Indiana County, PGC foresters were berated by a man who claimed that his favorite bear hunting area was being ruined. In the past two years that same man and his friends have harvested four bears from the cut area. We have not heard back from him. — LMO Dan Yahner, LOrettO
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Appearances Can Be Deceiving

norThampTon — A new resident of Wind Gap told me that he owned a large black lab named Bear. One day when the dog was out back the owner yelled for him and a yearling bear popped out from behind some bushes and headed toward his porch. — WCO braD kreiDer, CherrYviLLe
GAME	 NEWS

Wrong Bear



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
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 42
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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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Crossings
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