December 5, 2022

Coyote Deer Slaughter

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CoyoteDeerSlaughter“”I was born and brought up here and I’ve never seen or heard of anything like this,” said Passamaquoddy Chief Warden, Bill Nicholas. “I’ve talked to everyone I could think of and no one could come up with anything this extreme,” said Maine Warden, Brad Richard. The scene was ghoulish: 19 deer laid out on the ice with two more to be added to the death toll later. All but one were females, most of them pregnant, adult does.

One of the most respected Master Guides in eastern Maine had made the discoveries on a section of the St. Croix River in northern Washington County, just north of Grand Falls Dam. Professional Guide and trapper, Bill Gillespie worked until this year as a state-certified snarer under IF&W’s Animal Damage Control (ADC) program.”<<<Read More>>>