Pennsylvania Game News - January 2019 - 1

JANUARY 2019

GOVERNOR
Tom Wolf

GAME COMMISSIONERS
Timothy S. Layton
President, Windber
James R. Daley
Vice President, Cranberry Township
Stanley I. Knick Jr.
Secretary, Dupont
Scott H. Foradora
DuBois
Charles E. Fox
Troy
Dennis R. Fredericks
Amity
Brian H. Hoover
Oxford
Michael F. Mitrick
York

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Bryan J. Burhans
Executive Director
Richard Palmer
Deputy Executive Director
Thomas P. Grohol
Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS

Daniel E. Dunlap
Administrative Services
Deana Vance
Automated Technology Services
Stephen P. Smith
Information & Education
Peter F. Sussenbach
Wildlife Habitat Management
Randy L. Shoup
Wildlife Protection
Matthew Schnupp
Wildlife Management

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

Volume 90 No. 1

Features

8

By Miles Norman

Flashes in
the Pan
Lessons learned the hard way.

2

The Rut's Reach

Late-season whitetail pursuit.

32

BY JOE KOSACK

5

Ten-Below Ten-Point
A frigid flintlock reward.

Careful Watch

A special moment, frozen in time.

BY BRADLEY D. KREIDER

37

Memory-Maker
Removing muzzleloading misfortune.

BY BRANDON DAVIS

14

Snowshoe Rabbits
Staying atop unfazed cottontails.

BY KORY SLYE

39

Steel Slam
Setting goals and traps.

BY TOM VENESKY

18

No Walk in the Park

Experiencing a controlled hunt.

BY BRIAN O'BRIEN

45

BY ED MESUNAS

24

When Your Shot Goes Cold
Free throws and fowl shots.

BY NOAH DAVIS

Departments
7 On the Cover

28

Field Notes

34 Trapline Basics
36

The Campfire
By Bob D'Angelo

41 Conservation News
* 2018 elk harvest
* Agency retirees

Lie'yote

Tale of unlawful killing told.

BY BRIAN WITHERITE

58

No Weigh
Breaking down deer burger.

BY TRAVIS LAU

48 Penn's Woods Passages
By Bob Sopchick
55 Straight from the Bowstring
By Mike Raykovicz
59 Lock, Stock & Barrel
By Dave Ehrig
61 The Naturalist's Eye
By Marcia Bonta
64 Crossings
By Ben Moyer

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