Thursday, May 23, 2013
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On Friday, July 6, Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers investigated the apparent poaching of a mule deer buck in the Bern Hills in Bear Lake County.
The deer was killed on the evening of July 5 after several hours of rain. It was shot from the road with a small caliber rifle and left to waste. Officers suspect someone was hunting squirrels and shot the deer for target practice.
Officers are seeking any information on this or other poaching incidents.
Anyone with information about this incident please contact the Citizens against Poaching (CAP) hotline at 1-800-632-5999, the Bear Lake County Sheriff Office at 208-945-2121 or Idaho Fish and Game Conservation Officers Blake Phillips 251-5511 or Cody Allen 251-4506. Callers may remain anonymous and will be eligible for a reward.