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Hunting the Pennsylvania woods in January is a stark contrast to October

Trees in the winter are various hues of gray. They stand empty, their limbs barren and shaky when winds blow past. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Colgan Azar/Flickr)

Since Pennsylvania’s flintlock season opened the day after Christmas, I’ve only been hunting for deer on three different occasions. 
A bum right knee — a torn meniscus from a trip and fall on my home’s stairway — has limited my treks afield, at least with the ability to climb with a tree stand. The walking isn’t too bad, at least not enough to keep me home entirely. 

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