What should a person do if they have met up with people in the field that are hunting in the wrong area of a unit?

In the past four years we have witnessed people hunting for cow elk in all of unit 22 during the bull season. They have a 22-1 tag for cow elk. One year their was a group driving elk to the hunters. Scattering them making it harder for the law abiding bull hunters to work harder for an elk. We approached one such hunter and he insisted he is hunting in the right area. The area needs to be patrolled and tags checked. What should a person do?


The best thing you can do is be a good witness.  Document the activity (date, time, and specific activities), descriptions of the hunters, descriptions and license plates of vehicles (pick-ups, ATV's, cars) and report it to Idaho Fish and Game or Citizen's Against Poaching.  You can remain anonymous by calling Citizen's Against Poaching at 1-800-632-5999.  Avoid potential risk by confronting these hunters in the field. 

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 10:49 AM MDT