Cheaters looking for an edge have been filling Penn’s Woods with piles of bait, even in a season when the supply of wild foods is amazing.
What’s going on in the outdoors? Well, dumb and brazen lawbreakers are back in the news, as are boating accidents, eagles and more.
Booby traps on state game lands? Exotic animals? Drugs and poaching? Conservation officers have seen it all lately.
Poachers found guilty of taking fish and wildlife illegally pay fines, and occasionally even go to jail. Should they also have to work off their misdeeds? One state says yes.
The people who get fines and warnings from Game Commission officers, what exactly are they up to? The sames things year after year.
Operation Talon, a multi-agency task force aimed at catching those who kill wildlife illegally, found more poachers than ever in 2015.
Poaching continues to be a big problem across Pennsylvania, according to wildlife officials. A recent sting operation shows that’s the case.