Pennsylvania Game News - May 2014 - 1

Volume 85
PE N N SYLVAN IA

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No. 5

MAY 2014
(USPS 426180)

Tom Corbett
Governor

FEATURES
2

A Gobbler for Vernon

6

State Game Lands 314

12

Gone for Golden-Wings

James J. Delaney Jr.

17

One Such Day

Ralph A. Martone

20

My Wife Scores

26

Double Trouble

30
34

Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Gobbler Photo Spread

COMMISSION MEMBERS
Robert W. Schlemmer, President
Export

David J. Putnam, Vice President
Centre Hall

Brian H. Hoover, Secretary
Glenolden

Wilkes-Barre
New Castle

Ronald Weaner
Biglerville

Charles E. Fox
Troy

Timothy S. Layton
Windber

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
R. Matthew Hough
Executive Director

By Bob Rummel

By Shane Hoachlander
By Kathy Korber

By Andrew Troutman
By Shane V. Frye
By Joe Kosack

DEPARTMENTS
25

The Campfire

32

From the Field

Joseph Neville

36
38
45

Research Briefs
Field Notes
Conservation News
	

William A. Capouillez

50

The Naturalist's Eye

Richard Palmer

54

Straight from the Bowstring

59

Lock, Stock & Barrel

64

Crossings

BUREAU DIRECTORS
Dorothy R. Derr

Administrative Services

Paul Mahon

Automated Technology Services
Information & Education
Wildlife Habitat Management
Wildlife Protection

Calvin W. DuBrock

Wildlife Management

GAME NEWS
Robert D. D'Angelo

By Bob D'Angelo
By Hal Korber

♦ 2013-14 deer harvest estimates

By Marcia Bonta
By Tom Tatum
By Dave Ehrig

By Chuck Fergus

Senior Associate Editor

Joe Kosack

Associate Editor

Patricia E. Monk

Administrative Assistant

Carol A. Petrina

Cover Painting by Dana bellis
(Cover story on p. 11)

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