Pennsylvania Game News - May 2021 - 1

MAY 2021

GOVERNOR
Tom Wolf

GAME COMMISSIONERS

Volume 92

No. 5

Features

2

Stanley I. Knick Jr.
President, Dupont

Michael F. Mitrick
Vice President, York

Kristen Schnepp-Giger
Secretary, Warren

Scott H. Foradora
DuBois

Dennis R. Fredericks

By Joe Kosack

Amity

Timothy S. Layton

Toms and Hens

Exploring the impacts of a second gobbler tag.

Windber

Charles E. Fox
Troy

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Bryan J. Burhans
Executive Director

Richard Palmer

Deputy Executive Director

6

The Long and Short

A quick end to a tiring season.

BUREAU DIRECTORS
Daniel E. Dunlap

Administrative Services	

Deana Vance

Automated Technology Services

7

Turkey Hunting Memories
Gobbler hunts past and future.

Matt Morrett

Marketing & Strategic Communications

Peter F. Sussenbach
Wildlife Habitat Management
Matthew Schnupp

12

Ask a Gobbler Expert
Matt Morrett talks turkey.

BY BOB D'ANGELO

17

Graduation

Making the grade on gobblers.

BY ROB HOLLER

18 On the Cover
24 Exploring Game Lands

Wildlife Protection

27

GAME NEWS
Travis Lau
Editor

Robert D. D'Angelo
Senior Associate Editor

Joe Kosack

Associate Editor

Patricia E. Monk

Administrative Assistant

32

Beard Watchers
Brushing up on birds' bristles.

BY JOE KOSACK

36

That Was Awesome!
A spectacular youth turkey hunt.

BY PAUL MADDEN

40 Warblers on Public Land

All-access springtime enjoyment.

BY BARRY REED

Departments

Wildlife Management

Jason L. Decoskey

BY MIKE RAYKOVICZ

BY PATRICK SNICKLES

Stephen P. Smith

Information & Education

Sweet memories of one cagy bird.

BY WADE ROBERTSON

Thomas P. Grohol

Deputy Executive Director

20 The Sugar Shack Charlatan

Field Notes

55 The Campfire
By Bob D'Angelo
56 Straight from the Bowstring
By Tom Tatum

43 Conservation News
* Waterways report
* Farabaugh promoted

61 The Naturalist's Eye
By Marcia Bonta

51 Lock, Stock & Barrel
By Tyler Frantz

64 Crossings
By Charlie Burchfield

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