Lansing – Michigan hunters could face more stringent fines for baiting violations under pending legislation in the state House of Representatives.
State Rep. Rick Olson, R-Saline, has introduced House Bill 4927, which would increase all illegal baiting fines substantially, and impose license revocation for repeat offenses.
Near Republic in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a moose was killed illegally and its head was left for all to see with a sign written by a moron: “Wolf’s won’t get this one!!”
Three hunters, who were under surveillance, were caught poaching in Idaho. They got jail time, fines and Idaho got their rifles. A good, swift kick in the pants and an adios of “Don’t come back” is in order.
Here is the link to the cheaters’ story…
By Evin Oneale – Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Three Australians suspected of poaching were arrested last week on multiple charges and later booked into the Elmore County jail.
Eleven charges have been filed against the men, with a combined bond set at $165,000.
Anton Kepeller, 58, Darren Tubb, 43, and Samuel Henley, 18, all from Tasmania, Australia, were contacted and later arrested Read more
Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Law Enforcement announced recent charges filed in Cook and Sangamon counties against five men from Illinois and Michigan. The arrests came after a five month long deer poaching investigation.
Illinois DNR Conservation Police conducted an investigation into a group of hunters who were taking several trophy-quality whitetail deer. After a thorough investigation with the assistance of Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers, Indiana Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, five hunters were charged with committing numerous Wildlife Code violations involving 31 whitetail deer. The largest buck, taken in Cook County, was a large non-typical deer scoring 213 5/8 inches and valued at $25,000. Read more