Pennsylvania Game News - September 2015 - 1

SEPTEMBER 2015

GOVERNOR

Volume 86 No. 9

Tom Wolf

GAME COMMISSIONERS
David J. Putnam
President, Centre Hall
Brian H. Hoover
Vice President, Glenolden
Timothy S. Layton
Secretary, Windber
James R. Daley
Cranberry Township
Robert W. Schlemmer
Export
Charles E. Fox
Troy
James J. Delaney Jr.
Wilkes-Barre
Ronald Weaner
Biglerville

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
R. Matthew Hough
Executive Director
Richard Palmer
Deputy Executive Director
Bryan J. Burhans
Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS
Dorothy R. Derr
Administrative Services
Paul Mahon
Automated Technology Services
Stephen P. Smith
Information & Education
Peter F. Sussenbach
Wildlife Habitat Management
Thomas P. Grohol
Wildlife Protection
Daniel W. Brauning
Wildlife Management, Acting

GAME NEWS
Travis Lau
Editor
Robert D. D'Angelo
Senior Associate Editor
Joe Kosack
Associate Editor
Patricia E. Monk
Administrative Assistant
Carol A. Petrina
Circulation

Features

20

Wolf is watching
By Joe Kosack

Endangered birds capitalize on
sanctuary at Governor's home.

2

Fifty years of
Big Game Records
Milestone for state's program

BY TRAVIS LAU

10

Feat on the Ground
The story behind the new
No. 3 nontypical bow buck.

BY MATT WENTZ

14

The First No. 1
Story of the Raymond
Miller buck lives on

26 Predators vs. Fawns

Game Commission resarch
underway.

BY JOE KOSACK

35 How They Measure Up
The science behind
record-book trophies

BY GAME NEWS STAFF

BY TRAVIS LAU

Departments
32 Research Briefs
34 The Campfire
By Bob D'Angelo
41 Field Notes
47 Conservation News
* Eagle-nest record
* June meeting
53 The Naturalist's Eye
By Marcia Bonta

56 On the Cover
57 Straight from the Bowstirng
By Tom Tatum
61 Lock, Stock & Barrel
By Charlie Burchfield
64 Crossings
By Ben Moyer

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