Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 31

All’s Well . . .
Pike — I had to inform a local hunter 
that his usual bear hunting spot was off 
limits  due  to  an  archery  bear  hunter 
using  bait  in  the  area.  He  was  disappointed  and  had  to  resort  to  plan  B. 
He tried a new location and within the 
first two hours on the opening day of 
the firearms bear season he shot a bear.
— WCO MaRK KROpa, gReentOWn

Quite a Feat
A rmstrong  — After  checking  a 
bear taken in the early archery season 
I  quickly  realized  that  the  bruin  was 
just icing on the cake for the successful 
hunter. In addition to the bear, Zachary Prugh harvested a spring gobbler, 
an antlerless deer and an 8-point buck 
during 2012. All the more remarkable 
is that Zach is 14 and all the animals 
were  taken  with  a  compound  bow. 
Congratulations, Zach!
— WCO ROd BuRns, Kittanning

Walk Worthwhile
To that lucky deer hunter who got 
the 11-point buck that scored 165-7/8 
Boone  &  Crockett  Club  points  on 
State Game Lands I congratulate you 
for walking back to a remote section. 
You  certainly  were  rewarded.  By  the 
way, this same hunter said there was a 
“small” 8-point in the same area.
— lMO RiChaRd lupinsKy,
east sMithfield

Better Safe than Sorry
Luzerne — I  pulled  into  a  parking 
lot  on  SGL  91  and  found  litter  that 
had  been  thrown  out  of  a  vehicle.  I 
went through the items and found a pay 
statement from a woman who worked 
at  one  of  the  fast  food  chains  in  the 
area. With no address on the statement, 
I figured I’d contact the corporate office 
and try to locate the franchise where 
the woman worked. I decided to stop 
for lunch at a local fast food joint and 
as I placed my order with the woman 
behind  the  counter,  I  glanced  at  her 
name tag. I was stunned to find it was 
the woman I sought. Needless to say, I 
finished my meal before I talked to her 
about  the  violation  and  the  citation 
that was coming her way.
— WCO geRald KapRal, plains

APRIL  2013 

Liked Something
York — I responded to a call about 
a great horned owl stuck in an athletic 
net at Northern Elementary School in 
Dillsburg. If it weren’t strange enough 
that the 5-by-6-foot net had caught one 
owl, I received a call the next morning about another owl tangled in it. I 
thought it must have been a joke, but 
sure enough it appeared to be a different great horned owl in the same, now 
half-mangled net. Both owls were freed 
and released without injury. I advised 
the school to hold onto the net in case 
Game Commission biologists ever need 
assistance with trapping and banding 
great horned owls. We wouldn’t even 
need to use bait.
— WCO Kyle JuRy, leWisBeRRy

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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Contents
Another Doorstep
Whitetail Predation
Pymatuning and Conneaut
Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
From the Field
Field Notes
Conservation News
Making a Difference
What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another Doorstep
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pymatuning and Conneaut
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - One for Officer Grove
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 22
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - From the Field
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Making a Difference
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Off the Wire
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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