Volume 85 No. 9 September 2014
Look for these features in Game News this month:
Introducing GoHuntPa.org Featured Article
By Samantha Pedder
By Glenn Bates
Many hunters enjoy pursuing pheasants, but for the author of this story and his family, hunting pheasants is the favored sport.
Doves, For Starters
By Erik Thompson
This article provides tips on when, where and how to put birds in the bag.
You Never Know Featured Article
By Bob D’Angelo
By David W. Evans
The author of this story earns permission to hunt in a suburban setting and enjoys success.
Making the Most From Your Catch Featured Article
By Joe Kosack
By Lisa Williams
By carefully calibrating dove harvest regulations with annual population dynamics, a sustainable dove season can be enjoyed by today’s dove hunters.
The Federal Duck Stamp Turns 80
By John Dunn
Born in the dark days of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl, this landmark conservation initiative is still mission essential for waterfowl.
By David Munch
The author recounts memories of past hunts, and even the times he spent all day in the woods and didn’t see a deer, he still came away with wonderful memories.
The Campfire Featured Article
By Joe Kosack
Field Notes Featured Article
The Naturalist’s Eye
By Marcia Bonta
Although large-eyed, big-eared white-footed mice can be comical and interesting, they also can be covered with the larvae and nymphs of black-legged ticks and build up huge concentrations of the Lyme disease bacteria.
Straight From the Bowstring
By Tom Tatum
It would be a shame to miss your shot at the buck of a lifetime, because you didn’t sort out the distance before you released your arrow. Gadgets and practice both can help.
Lock, Stock & Barrel
By Jim Romanelli
Handgun Basics Part 1
By Ben Moyer
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on earth, rivaling primates in various kinds of cognition.