Volume 84 No. 12 December 2013
Look for these features in Game News this month:
The Arthur Young Buck
By Steve Sorensen
No animal is documented in any record book anywhere in the world with a date earlier than Arthur Young’s enormous Pennsylvania whitetail.
Last Hunt with Dad
By Chris Maugans
Despite his father being gone, the author of this story felt that his dad and he had hunted together for one more day.
By Rick Sichula
A spur-of-the-moment lunchtime hunt results in a buck taken in this old-time hunting story.
A Look Back Featured Article
By Christopher Rosenberry
I’ll Long Remember
By Thomas Bruner Jr.
The 1983 deer season opener was rainy and foggy, but the second day proved much better and the author experienced a hunt he’ll never forget.
The Fisher Line
By Zeke Wilson
The fisher offers Keystone State trappers yet another valuable resource.
A Triumphant Return Featured Article
By Scott Weidensaul
By Wes Bower
While some of our traditions are relatively new when compared to the “way of life” of European hunters, we, too, have some hunting traditions that are difficult to equal.
2012-13 Small Game/Furbearer Harvest Featured Article
By Joshua Johnson, Robert Boyd & Melanie Weaver
Field Notes Featured Article
What Should I Be Doing This Month Featured Article
By Bob D’Angelo
Making a Difference Featured Article
By Dan Schmidt
By Linda Steiner
Midweek deer hunting—there’s pluses and minuses.
The Naturalist’s Eye
By Marcia Bonta
American mink are considered to be bio-indicators of pollution in their aquatic environments, because of their sensitivity to mercury and PCBs.
Straight from the Bowstring
By Mike Raykovicz
With the variety of products out there, rest assured that whatever you choose it will be much appreciated next hunting season.
Lock, Stock & Barrel
By Jim Romanelli
More than 7 million Marlin Model 336 lever-action rifles have been sold since it hit the market. With all that’s going for it in history, accuracy, simplicity of design, reliability and standing the test of time, how could the Marlin 336 not be considered anything but legendary?
By Ben Moyer
Artful depictions of wildlife have always been precious gifts from those so talented—like the coffee cup that’s the subject of this month’s column.