Tip helps Idaho Fish and Game learn more about poached moose

TWIN FALLS, Ida. — A recent Fish and Game press release asked the public for help in solving the case of a bull moose killed illegally in Unit 54, south of Twin Falls. The Department is pleased to let the public know that with their help, we have received important new information regarding this case.

Following the plea for information about the killing of the bull moose, another moose hunter provide a key piece of information to Officer Jim Stirling when they provided a picture of the moose, alive near the kill site on September 21, 2020. Fish and Game officers now know that the moose was poached on or after September 21, 2020.

With this new information, the public is again encouraged to provide any information that may lead to the individual or individuals involved in this illegal moose killing.

Anyone with information regarding a potential closed season hunting violation and wanton waste of the bull moose is encouraged to call either the Citizens Against Poaching hotline at 1-800-632-5999, Officer Jim Stirling at 208-539-4408, or the Fish and Game Magic Valley Regional Office at 208-324-4359. A reward is available for information leading to an arrest.

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Jacob Gore was born and raised in Cheyenne, the capital city of Wyoming. As a proud Wyomingite, he loves to share his home with visitors from around the world. Spending years in Jackson and Alaska as an interpretive nature guide, he remains a photographer, traveler, storyteller, and avid hobbyist of all-things outdoors. Jacob enjoys bridging the connection between Jackson and the rest of the state.

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