Month: May 2005

Time For Landowner DMAP Applications

GAME COMMISSION TO BEGIN ACCEPTING DMAP APPLICATIONS It’s time for landowners who want to participate in DMAP to enroll. Landowners looking to enroll in the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP), which is designed to help landowners manage

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A Perfect Morning

Today, Tuesday, May 17, 2005, was a perfect morning to be in the woods. I got to the secret spot well before day break. Put out the famed jake decoy and found a nice tree to sit next to. Then

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Growing Greener II

Election Day is Tuesday, May 17, 2005. On the ballot is an initiative, dubbed Growing Greener II. The ballot question states: “Do you favor authorizing the Commonwealth to borrow up to $625,000,000, for the maintenance and protection of the environment,

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Gun Show Loophole

Most complain that gun shows are an easy place to avoid proper firearm transfer procedure. Some even want them outlawed. They cite the famed “gun show loophole” as proof these shows need to be shut down. Well, here is some

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Over 100

I wasn’t paying attention. I posted about my kids’ first fishes and that post was number 101. So I didn’t get to celebrate the 100 post mark. No harm, the first fishes story and photos was much better!

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First Fishes

Place: Carlisle Fish & Game Date: Monday, May 9, 2005 Time: Evening Bait: Mom’s homemade macaroni & cheese Fish: Sunfish It was truly an experience…the boys were excited about going fishing, about actually fishing, about making as much noise as

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Potter County

Heading to Potter County this week to hunt spring gobblers and fly fish for trout. Any readers out there familiar with Potter County? How about a little fishing advice? Thanks in advance.

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Sell It On Ebay

Just in case you were wondering what to do with that hunting license you bought and never get to use because you are just plain too busy to get outdoors, here is the perfect solution. The bidding closed without anyone

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Turkey Hunting Accidents

Seems like this happens every year. Safety tips for turkey hunters: 1. Wear orange when moving. 2. Know your target before shooting; you can only shoot a bearded bird. 3. If you see another hunter moving toward you, shout…the turkeys

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Supreme Court Rules Section of PA Game Code Unconstitutional

This is interesting…. Supreme Court rules section of Pa. Game Code unconstitutional 5/5/2005, 10:26 a.m. ET The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A section of the Pennsylvania Game Code that requires all people to identify themselves to game officers upon

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