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live a little on both edges, I’ve decided. It’s educational, it’s enriching, it gives an appreciation and understanding of other people’s interests and, for me, it just feels right. Although I’ve been talking about archery, if I changed the details of the story to visiting a rifle manufacturer where I bought a model with the latest technology and a synthetic stock and then went to a black-powder event that was flintlocks only, and said that I own and shoot both, as I do, the message would be the same. It’s okay to have one foot on either end of the seesaw and get a thrill out of the swinging up-and-down ride, rather than always going for the static, boring balance. The rest of the message I would offer relates to not being afraid to, or not being intimidated into, staying in the middle,

just because other people think you should or you’re concerned you might be labeled. That goes for the rest of life, not just the hunting and the shooting sports we’re talking about here. By sampling a wide range of activities, I get to meet a wide range of outdoor enthusiasts. Like all of those traditional bow shooters I wouldn’t have spent time with otherwise. And I’m sure in time I’ll get to know others who hunt with crossbows and get to listen to their deer season tales. The same would be true if, for example, one of my interests was long-range rifle shooting and the other skeet shooting. How much more fun to do and be both! If your heart tells you to, don’t be afraid to visit the edges. That’s where the passion lies, and a life without passion is no life at all. 

Taking Aim
Test yourself on making sure of a clean kill. The main vital organs are the __ __ __ __ __ and __ __ __ __ __. The most effective shot on a turkey is the __ __ __ __/__ __ __ __ area. Put the following in order, starting with the most ideal shots for big game: L straight on N quartering away A broadside G quartering forward E rear facing Copy the letters and finish the statements below: __ __ __ __ __ The most effective shot for deer is ___ The most effective shot for elk and bear is ___ What shot should never be attempted? ___ Bowhunters should avoid trying these three shots: ___ ___ ___
answers on page 62
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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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 6
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 75 Whitetails
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 2011-12 Small Game/Furbearer Harvests
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A New Atlas of the Nesting Birds of PA
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A Question of Proof
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Fifty-Year Quest for a Triple Trophy
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Conservation News
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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 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Crossings
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