Longest Poaching Suspension Handed Down in Indiana History
An Indiana Conservation Officer investigation has resulted in multiple charges, fines, and the first lifetime hunting suspension of its kind in state history for a West Lafayette man.
8 Indicted for Poaching Ohio Whitetails
A grand jury in Galia County, Ohio, indicted eight on multiple felony charges, including the poaching of whitetail deer and the theft of deer meat.
Poached Deer is Potential Florida State Record
A 23-point buck that could be a new Florida state record was poached last October. The buck was initially measured by a Boone and Crockett Club official and grossed a green-score of 207 inches, putting it in the class of the current state record.
African Experience: Episode 16
Funds collected from hunting clients are used to fund anti-poaching efforts in Africa, as professional hunter and concessionaire Graham Cawood explains. In six years, Cawood’s anti-poaching efforts have collected numerous examples of poachers’ favorite tools—muzzleloaders, gin traps and snares—and led directly to an increase in game populations in his concession.
New Oregon Regs Expand Dragnet on Poaching
Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown signed two new laws to help curb poaching in the state.
Maryland Poachers Charged with 73 Counts
Two men have been arrested and charged with 73 varying counts in connection to eight poaching incidents in Baltimore and Howard counties in Maryland.
South Africa to Continue Rhino-Horn Trade Ban Despite Increase in Poaching
While the government of South Africa says its ban on rhino-horn trade will stop poaching and illegal trade, rhino owners and conservationists say the decades-old ban accomplishes the opposite.
Oregon: Poachers Busted for Killing Bighorn Sheep
According to The Oregonian, two men were arrested last week after a driver on nearby Interstate 84 in Columbia River Gorge spotted a figure apparently bending over the body of a dead big game animal. The duo was later charged with poaching two trophy bighorn sheep.
Poaching is Not Hunting
Make no mistake: Poachers are not hunters. Poachers are criminals and should be dealt with as such.