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The Sportsman's Corner: Hunters: Don't Celebrate Yet


February 14, 2019

A little more than a week ago, the big news for Cove-area sportsmen was that a scheduled cull of deer was staved off with the help of newly elected State Rep. Jim Gregory. Area sportsmen had applied significant pressure to stop this slaughter of deer by sharpshooters hired by the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) in the guise of trying to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD).

This plan was based on what has been done in Illinois and Wisconsin, where sharpshooters were brought in to kill deer in large numbers. This policy remains in place in Illinois, which claims that only two...

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