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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.

Making Trophy Poachers Pay

Some trophy poachers shock you with their chutzpah.

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.

Elephant Poachers in Tanzania Murder British Pilot Who Was Fighting to Bring Them to Justice

According to USA Today and worldwide social media posts, elephant poachers in Tanzania have killed British helicopter pilot Roger Gower, who was working with the Texas-based Friedkin Conservation Fund and Tanzanian wildlife authorities to stop them in their tracks.

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