Category Archives: Poachers

Penalties in PA Snow Goose Case Top $55,000

Five have pleaded guilty to combining to take 265 snow geese over the permitted limit. The five people charged with combining to kill 265 snow geese over the permitted limit all have pleaded guilty to charges and together will pay … Continue reading

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China Destroys More Ivory in Symbolic Gesture

African Wildlife Foundation lauds Chinese government’s increasing steps to stem illegal ivory trade, including indications to phase out domestic trade BEIJING—Following on the heels of an initiative announced yesterday by the Beijing Capital International Airport Customs Office to inform Chinese … Continue reading

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Forensic training for conservation officers paying dividends

At 9 a.m. Nov. 18, conservation officer Richard Cardenas received a complaint that had been phoned in to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Report All Poaching Line about a deer that had been shot. The caller said she was awakened … Continue reading

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QDMA Supports New York Bills to Increase Poaching Penalties

GW:  Disgusting for sure.  Michigan has just increased poaching penalties, and as far as I’m concerned, they could be much higher – especially if a youngster is induced to cooperate with a perverted mentor.  And, when I think about how … Continue reading

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Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife

DENVER–Assistant hunting outfitter and guide Nicholaus Rodgers, was sentenced to 6 months home confinement, a $5,000 fine, 50 hours of community service and 3 years’ probation for conspiring to violate the Lacey Act, a federal wildlife protection law. During his … Continue reading

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SCI Foundation’s Hunter Legacy 100 Fund Aid Anti-Poaching Efforts in Tanzania

March 4, 2015 Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation), announced that SCI Foundation’s Hunter Legacy 100 Fund (HLF) donated $100,000 to provide the Wildlife Conservation Foundation of Tanzania (WCFT) with vehicles to be used … Continue reading

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DNR recommends charges in Otsego County elk-poaching case,

A Jackson County man has confessed to the illegal killing of a small bull elk during the firearm deer season in Otsego County, according to Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers who investigated the incident. A passerby discovered elk … Continue reading

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Texas Game Wardens Seize Shark Boat in Gulf

AUSTIN – Texas game wardens have seized a Mexican shark-fishing boat in state waters near the Texas-Mexico border. Wardens were patrolling the Gulf of Mexico earlier today for illegal fishing activity when they spotted a Mexican fishing boat moving northbound … Continue reading

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Mexican Poachers Interdicted by USCG Off Texas Coast

South Texas Coast Guard crews pursue and interdict a Mexican fishing vessel, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 off the Coast of South Padre Island, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard photos. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel, … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Seizes 3 Miles of Illegal Long Line Set by Mexican Fishermen

Coast Guard crews seized approximately 3 miles of long line fishing gear, Jan. 30, 2014, about 35 miles off the coast of South Texas. U.S Coast Guard photos. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard crews seized a total of approximately … Continue reading

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