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and	 4E;	 and	 Dec.	 2-7	 in	 WMUs	
For	the	2014	spring	gobbler	sea3A,	3B,	3C	and	3D.	Dec.	2-14	in	 son,	which	is	proposed	to	run	from	
WMUs	2B,	5B,	5C	and	5D.
May	 3-31,	 the	 Board	 continued	
the	change	in	legal	hunting	hours	
Board	 moves	 to	 change	 up	 fall	 to	reflect	the	following:	from	May	
turkey	seasons
3-17,	legal	shooting	hours	will	be	
The	 Board	 of	 Game	 Commis- one-half	hour	before	sunrise	until	
sioners	gave	preliminary	approval	 noon	timeframe;	and	from	May	19to	fall	turkey	seasons	for	2013	and	 31,	hunters	may	hunt	all	day,	from	
spring	 gobbler	 dates	 for	 2014.	 A	 one-half	hour	before	sunrise	until	
population	 decline	 has	 become	 one-half	hour	after	sunset.
apparent	 in	 WMU	 1B,	 and	 to	
The	 Board	 proposed	 holding	
be	 consistent	 with	 guidelines	 for	 the	one-day	Spring	Gobbler	Youth	
setting	fall	season	length	outlined	 Hunt	on	April	26,	which	will	run	
in	the	Turkey	Management	Plan,	 from	one-half	hour	before	sunrise	
the	second	week	of	the	season	was	 until	noon.	All	junior	license	holdeliminated.
ers	 and	 Mentored	 Youth	 HuntAlso,	2013	marks	the	third	year	 ing	 Program	 permit	 holders	 can	
of	the	hen	harvest	rate	and	survival	 participate	in	this	special	one-day	
	
rate	study.	The	study	design	calls	 hunt,	 as	 well	 as	 the	 other	 spring	
for	switching	from	a	two-week	fall	 season	dates.
season	to	a	three-week	season	for	
2013	 and	 2014	 in	 Study	 Area	 1	 Board	 elects	 Schlemmer	 as	
(WMUs	2C,	2E,	4A,	4B	and	4D),	 President
and	 switching	 from	 a	 three-week	
The	 Board	 of	 Game	 Commisseason	 to	 a	 two-week	 season	 in	 sioners	today	elected	new	officers	
Study	Area	2	(WMUs	2F	and	2G).	 during	 its	 annual	 reorganization	
Simultaneously	increasing	the	sea- for	2013.		
son	in	Study	Area	1	and	shortening	
Game	 Commissioner	 Robert	
the	 season	 in	 Study	 Area	 2	 will	 Schlemmer,	 of	 Export,	 Westmoallow	 the	 Game	 Commission	 to	 reland	County,	was	elected	presidetect	differences	in	harvest	rates	 dent.	First	appointed	to	the	Board	
within	 study	 areas,	 	 and	 improve	 in	 2009,	 Schlemmer	 was	 elected	
wild	turkey	management.
vice-president	in	2012.	
The	fall	season	dates	for	2013:	
Game	 Commissioner	 David	 J.	
WMU	1B,	Nov.	2-9	and	Nov.	28- Putnam,	 of	 Centre	 Hall,	 Center	
30;	 WMU	 2B	 (shotgun	 and	 bow	 County	was	elected	vice-president.	
	
only),	Nov.	2-22,	and	Nov.	28-30;	 He	was	first	appointed	to	the	Board	
WMUs	 1A,	 2A,	 2D,	 2F	 and	 2G	 in	2009.	
Nov.	2-16,	and	Nov.	28-30;	WMUs	
Game	Commissioner	Brian	H.	
2C,	2E,	3A,	3B,	3C,	3D,	4A,	4B	 Hoover,	 of	 Glenolden,	 Delaware	
4C,	 4D	 and	 4E,	 Nov.	 2-22,	 and	 County,	 was	 elected	 as	 secretary.	
	
Nov.	28-30;	and	WMU	5A,	Nov.	 He	was	first	appointed	to	the	Board	
5-7.	 WMUs	 5B,	 5C	 and	 5D	 will	 in	2012.
remain	closed	for	the	fall	seasons.	
	
Other	 Game	 Commissioners	
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013

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
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 23
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
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 32
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 34
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
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another View
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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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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Crossings
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