December 6, 2016

Maine: Two Canada Lynx Found Dead

*Editor’s Note* – Perhaps this is as suspicious as when, only weeks after the USFWS granted Maine an Incidental Take Permit for lynx, three dead lynx “mysteriously” turned up in “traps.” BUT DON’T GO LOOK! Press Release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife: A reward of up to $5,500 is being offered […]

Maybe Maine Needed an Undercover Game Warden

A West Paris, Maine fire chief, poaches a bear, trespasses, tears down no trespassing signs, discharges a firearm too close to a dwelling, kept a loaded firearm in a vehicle, charged with criminal mischief and failing to tag a bear. For all that, we read this: “In exchange for the plea, entered in Oxford County […]

Maine Newspaper Continues Attack on Maine Warden Service Undercover Tactics

Once again the Portland Press Herald has published an article describing others who were targets of the Maine Warden Service (MWS) undercover investigations, claiming they were wrongfully treated. Why is there no real focus on a more serious situation in which it appears the MWS stonewalled and refused to send information to the Press Herald […]

Seeking Felony Charges for Poaching?

*Editor’s Note* – Missing from the below quote and the entire article linked to, is that another result of a “felony” rap for poaching, is the right to have a gun. Now, don’t go flying off the handle before you hear me out. Throw the book at poachers. Each state needs to decide the penalties […]

Warden service investigating killing of doe

ST. ALBANS, Maine — Officials from the Maine Warden Service are investigating the killing of a doe in Somerset County earlier this month. Cpl. John MacDonald said the adult doe was shot and killed on Jan. 8, and was part of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s winter severity study on white-tailed deer. […]

Maine game wardens host regional conference on poaching

*Editor’s Note* – To make such a claim that the same number of deer are tagged in Maine legally as are taken illegally, requires some serious proof. First, the Maine Warden Service should define exactly what, in their professional standards, “poaching” is, and how that is used to illegally kill deer. Then, provide something more […]

Jury convicts man who shot wolf without required tags

COEUR d’ALENE — A North Idaho man who shot and killed a wolf will spend six months on unsupervised probation. …the case came down to the fact that Mize didn’t have the required tag before he shot the wolf. Source: Jury convicts man who shot wolf without required tags | The Spokesman-Review

Game Officials Hike Reward for Information of Deer Killings 

AUGUSTA, Maine – The reward has again been increased for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the shooting deaths of four does. Source: Game Officials Hike Reward for Information of Deer Killings | Maine Public Broadcasting

Deer killings in Chesterville, Livermore ‘disrespectful,’ ‘bizarre’ – Central Maine

A reward is being offered for tips on who shot and killed four pregnant does over the past week. Source: Deer killings in Chesterville, Livermore ‘disrespectful,’ ‘bizarre’ – Central Maine

Reward for information is increased as more dead does are found in Maine 

The reward is now $2,500 for information about the killings in Franklin and Androscoggin counties. Source: Reward for information is increased as more dead does are found in Maine – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram