News December 4, 2018

Deer Poached Near Pinedale

by Jackson Hole Radio News

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding a buck and doe mule deer that were illegally shot south of Pinedale recently. Both were killed off the Big Sandy Elkhorn Road a mile south of Buckskin Crossing near the Prospect Mountains in deer hunt area 130. Mule deer hunting in that area closed on October 31st. The head of the buck mule deer was removed and meat from both deer was left in the field to waste. Investigators believe the deer were killed over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on November 23rd or November 24th. Anyone with possible information regarding either of these poaching incidents, or who was in the area and may have noted suspicious vehicles or activities, is encouraged to call the STOP POACHING hotline at 1-877-WGFD-TIP. Callers may remain anonymous and any information leading to an arrest and conviction may result in a reward of up to $5,000.00.