Back in June of 2017, I told you all about a major poaching ring in Ohio. Well, I actually told you about two cases in my blog post, Ohio Poaching: A Tale of Two Stories. This is the follow up to case number one in that post, and it is the wrap up to the largest poaching case in the 146-year history of the Ohio
It’s the Ohio big buck story that’s taking the internet by storm! No, it’s not a new world record, or even state record for that matter. And no, this is not another poaching story. This is the story of a man who shot a high-fence monster and supposedly tried to pass it off as free range. It is a story of twists and turns that
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a poaching story, but unfortunately my state continues to make headlines for this kind of news. I just don’t understand it! It is these types of people (poachers) that give hunting a bad name. They are a disgrace to the hunting industry, and frankly to humanity in general! Sorry if that sounds a little harsh, but it
It’s that time of year again! Proposed changes to the 2017-2018 Ohio deer season have been approved. Want to know if any of these changes will affect you? Well, here’s the rundown. The majority of the changes centers around county bag limits, so depending on where you live, it may have gotten better, or even worse. These are the counties with changes: Counties decreasing from
Whitetail trafficking? Yes, that’s what I said. It is a very serious crime, and a very high dollar crime. But, in this case, it is the criminals who are paying big bucks! In fact, one of these criminals is paying the largest wildlife restitution ever ordered in U.S. history. Before looking at the crime, let’s take a look at the law surrounding this case.