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SC: Hunter Hospitalized After Getting Shot
OR: Hunter survives close brush with stampeding elk
IL: Hunting accident hospitalizes Addison man
TX: Hill County hunting death under investigation
SC: West Columbia hunter died from fall out of tree stand
NC: Man injured in shotgun accident
MO: Man Charged With Shooting Hunter at Mark Twain National Forest
LA: Duck hunters rescued after boat flips
ID: Marsing boy injured in accidental shooting
IA: Father Shoots Son During Hunting Accident
GA: Hunting accidents in Georgia have been sparse this season
FL: Man Hospitalized After Hunting Accident
LA: Authorities searching for missing Louisiana hunter near St. Mary Parish
AL: Jackson County man killed in hunting accident
AL: Teenager Injured in Hunting Accident
NY: Camillus man shot while hunting; will be okay
MA: Off-duty trooper mistakes woman for deer in Norton
MA: Hunter Who Mistakenly Shot Woman is State Trooper
PA: Teen sent to hospital after hunting accident
OH: Hunting accident involving teen
OH: Amish Girl Buggy Shooting “Freak Accident”
NE: 2 hunters rescued from near-freezing Lake McConaughy after boat capsizes over the weekend
IA: Muscatine man shot in deer hunting accident
MN: Young goose hunter dies in freak accident
MI: Angels definitely played role in rescue, grateful duck hunter says
MD: St. Mary’s hunter found dead in Potomac River
CO: Accidental shooting near Severance sends hunter to the hospital
AR: Greene County teenager remembered during funeral service
WA: Missing Yakima bow hunter found near Rimrock
PA: Hunter’s Shot Hits Upper Burrell Home
NY: Local Hunter Dies of Heart Attack
NY: Kirkville hunter, 61, in critical condition after being shot by son in woods in Madison County
NY: Hunter grazed accidentally by bullet
NY: Camillus man shot while hunting; will be okay
IN: Coal City man seriously hurt while hunting with muzzleloader
CA: Teen shoots father in hunting accident
NE: Authorities: Wyo. boy accidentally shot in hand while hunting with friend in Neb. Panhandle
SD: Man arrested for stealing hunter’s deer
MS: 2 deaths mar otherwise safe start
MN: Accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound
LA: Hunters Charged With Arson
KS: Missing hunter sought in SE Kansas
IN: Local hunter injured after bullet ricochets off rock
ID: E. Idaho outfitter gets prison for illegal guiding
ID: Disoriented hunter dead
AR: Stuttgart man dies on hunt
RI: Warwick, R.I. hunter dies in accidental shooting at Arcadia Management Area
VA: Man mistaken for a deer shot dead by neighbor near Chatham
ND: Bismarck youth killed in hunting accident
KY: Four duck hunters left stranded after boat sinks
WV: 1 Person Killed in Hunting Accident
TN: Bear hunter who was shot over weekend is out of hospital
SD: Missing Sioux Falls Hunter Found Dead
SD: Man, 41, shot in leg in hunting accident Sunday
PA: Hunter shot in leg in Boggs Township
PA: Hunter shoots himself in the leg in Hopewell Township
IA: Hunter shot near Moravia Sunday
MN: After hunting accident, Sauk Rapids man is ‘lucky’ to be alive
MA: Body of Quincy hunter, 83, found in Abington woods
ID: Hunter dies after being found on rural road
NY: Teen injured by accidental gunshot while hunting coyotes in western NY
CT: Colchester hunter’s death was accidental
NJ: Jackson father and son shot once, then again in ‘bizarre’ hunting mishap
IA: Northeast Iowa hunter shot in head
AL: Hunter shoots self in chest after fall from deer stand
AL: Hunting accidents reinforce need for safety
IN: Man shoots self in foot while hunting
IA: Iowa man wounded while deer hunting
IA: At least 4 Iowa hunters injured
OR: Man attempts to shoot at a squirrel scampering up his leg but instead shoots himself in the foot
IA: Iowa hunter shot in thigh expected to be OK
IA: Man shot while hunting deer in east-central Iowa
IL: Illinois man injured in Iowa hunting accidentFL: Sit, Stay, Aim, Fire. Dog Shoots Another Hunter
NY: St. Lawrence County Man Dies in Hunting Accident
NY: Seneca Falls Hunter Seriously Injured
MD: Hunter Accidentally Shoots Self in Monkton
NY: Syracuse man dies while hunting

MI: Teen accidentally shoots foot while hunting
ID: ATV Accident Victim Dies
WV: Man Injured in Hunting Accident
PA: Police: Hunter suffers back injuries in fall from tree stand
NY: Hunting accident under investigation after Ilion man injured
NY: Hunter shot in abdomen
NY: Lake Placid hunter found dead in the woods
NC: Missing Hunter Found Dead in Lake Hartwell
NC: Classmates mourn 8-year-old boy killed in hunting accident
MI: Police release name of hunter
ME: Belgrade man injured in hunting accident
MD: Natural Resources Police Blotter – 11/28/11
MD: Centreville Man Injured in Hunting Accident
MA: Massachusetts shooting described as freak accident during hunting outing
IN: Martinsville hunter adds insult to injury
IL: Hunter falls from tree, loses use of legs
IA: Siouxland Hunter Shot In Clay County
MT: 2 Montana hunters die in separate incidents
PA: Teen Hunter Shot Climbing Into Tree Stand
MT: Hunting Accident: Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports
AL: Hunter killed in apparent accidental shooting
GA: Teen shot in the face while squirrel hunting
IN: Hunter saved by friend in St. Joseph River
IN: Fatal hunting accident
IN: Hunter hospitalized after falling from tree stand
MS: Multiple hunting accidents on the rise
MT: Hunter dies near Flesher Pass
WV: The thrill of the hunt
FL: Local man paralyzed after he fell out of tree stand while hunting
IA: Missouri man injured in Dickens hunting accident
MA: Hunter rescued in Bolton this morning
MO: Former Saline County man dies in hunting accident Saturday
NE: Teen coon hunter OK after accidental shooting Wed. night
NY: Hunter drowns in Blind Creek Cove
NY: Hunter Impaled
NY: Search is on for missing hunter in central NY
OH: One dead, two injured when boat capsizes while duck hunting
PA: Hunter shot himself in chest, police say
WA: Hunter killed when run over by train
IN: Young Indiana hunter killed
AR: Viola teacher injured in fall from tree stand
CO: Guide Shot By Hunter On Elk Hunt
WI: Hunting Related Accident Sends One Man to the Hospital
WI: Waukesha Co. authorities respond to report of hunter who was shot
WI: Hunter accidentally shot, wounded in northwest Waukesha County
WI: Hunter Hurt After Falling From Tree Stand
VA: Officials Urge Safety As Hunting Season Kicks Off in The Valley
VA: Injured hunter located by family, search and rescue volunteers
NY: Man shot in Fulton County hunting accident
FL: One Dead After Hunting Accident
KY: 2 die in weekend deer hunting accidents
WI: Clark County hunter injured
WI: Hunter dies in Waushara County
NY: Missing hunter’s body found in Fulton
NY: Fatal hunting accident, other injuries on Opening Day
MI: 3rd Michigan hunter dies after shooting himself
IN: Hunter hurt in fall from deer tree stand
DE: Hunters stopped in Del. shooting investigation
CT: Hunter falls out of tree stand
NY: Injured hunter crawls to safety
IN: Local hunter injured in tree stand fall
IN: Hunter hurt in fall from tree
KY: Hunter critically injured after being impaled by tree limb
MI: Hunter shot by brother, dies
MI: Man injured in hunting fall
NE: Hubbell man killed in hunting accident
SD: Attorney General Marty Jackley injured in hunting accident
SD: Hunting Accident Injures Hayti Teen
AK: Teen killed in hunting accident in NE Arkansas
TN: Tipton County hunter recalls five days lost in the woods
WI: Hunter in critical condition after fall from tree stand
CA: Coachella boy killed in hunting accident
WY: Grizzly euthanized after biting hunter at carcass site
WA: Searchers find body of missing hunter in Skamania County
UT: Dog shoots man
OR: Hunter Safe After ATV Accident Left Him Stranded
MN: Young hunter hospitalized after accidental shooting
MI: Bow hunter injured in fall from tree stand
LA: Hunter killed in Catahoula Parish
IN: Gibson Deer Hunter Rescued
WI: Hunter in critical condition after falling from tree stand
UT: Rescued hunter had diabetic issues
TX: Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself in Duval County
TN: Mountain City man dead after accidental shooting, Sheriff said
SD: Volga man wounded in hunting accident
SC: Marlboro County man hospitalized after hunting accident
OR: 48-year-old hunter accidentally shot in leg in rural Grant County
MT: Hunter with broken leg rescued near pass
MS: Starkville man faces multiple surgeries after hunting accident
MN: St. Augusta Man Hurt in Hunting Accident
MN: Injured buck attacks hunter near Fergus Falls
MN: Close Call As Hunter’s Hat is Shot Off His Head
MN: Brainerd pastor critically injured in deer stand fall
MI: 19-year-old man injured in Stockbridge Twp. hunting accident
KY: Spencer county hunter dies after apparent fall from tree stand
FL: Boy, 12, fatally shot in apparent hunting accident
CO: Routt County rescuers say hunter lucky to be alive after he was trapped on cliff
CO: 10-year-old boy shot in hunting accident near Strasburg
AL: Madison County conservation enforcement officer injured after fall from tree stand
MN: Clear Lake man wounded in hunting accident, in fair condition
OR: Police: Son shoots father while deer hunting
OH: Father-Son Hunting Trip Ends with One Dead
NY: Hunter rescued after long search
MO: Man shot in the leg while deer hunting
MN: At Least 4 Men Die While Hunting in MN
MN: Hunter Shoots Himself in Leg
MN: Hunter falls from deer stand, accidentally shoots self
AK: Hunter Shot in Back Medevaced from Admiralty Island
VT: Vermont Man Kills Himself After Fatally Shooting Friend in Deer Hunting Accident
VT: 2 hunters dead after incident in Readsboro, Vt.
NY: Hunter Dies in Accident in Wayne County
MT: Hunter knocked down by bear in southwestern Montana
IA: Hunter Falls 14 Feet From Tree Stand
WY: Opening day hunting accident claims Michigan man
WI: One hunter taken to hospital after boat started sinking
WI: Duck hunters rescued from Green Bay
OR: Bird hunter accidentally shoots himself in the leg
ND: Shooting wounds man four hours into deer season
IA: Warren County hunter injured in fall from tree stand
GA: Missing hunter walks out of woods on his own
AZ: Search and Rescue Locates Missing Hunter
IN: Poseyville Man Dead After Hunting Accident
IL: Inverness man killed, son, 15, wounded in hunting accident
NY: Bullet Hits School Bus; Police Say Driver ‘Very Fortunate’
PA: Coroner: Pa. hunter’s death ruled an accident
AL: Teen shoots other teen in hunting accident
IN: Paul Smith, Indiana Hunter, Dies After Encounter With Deer He Shot
WA: Bird Hunter Hit By Shotgun Pellets Near Mabton
SC: Coroner’s office on scene of deadly shooting in Longs
OR: Hunter killed in Polk County
NH: One killed on opening day of NH firearms deer season
ME: No charge yet in fatal hunting accident
MN: Hunter catches fire, falls off tree stand, dies
CO: Missing hunter feared dead
TN: Chatsworth man shot while hunting; flown to Erlanger
MI: Police Investigate Bow-Hunting Incident on Bloomfield Hills Property
MS: Hunter Airlifted To Hospital After Falling From Tree
NY: Hunter seriously injured in fall
KY: Law enforcement put community on notice after stray bullets hit homes

MI: Fifteen-year-old doesn’t let 2011 hunting accident that took his hand hold him back
VT: Vermont police: Hunter shoots, wounds fellow hunter
OR: Hunter, 71, missing east of Roseburg
NY: Wounded bow hunter rescued from woods in town of Ulster
MN: A Burnsville Minnesota man is pulled from a sinkhole near Mentor this morning
SC: Missing deer hunter found dead in York County
PA: Missing hunter found dead
MT: Hunter rescued after falling in backcountry
ME: 12-year-old OK after shooting self in foot on Youth Deer Hunting Day
MD: Tree-stand accident spurs Md. Natural Resources Police to offer hunting safety tips
IN: Man hurt in fall from tree stand while hunting
GA: Shot hunter recovering; Arrested partner ‘not a suspect’
FL: Man dies in fall from hunting stand off U.S. 301 in Jacksonville
CO: Hunter Found Dead In Mesa County, Search Continues In Delta County
AZ: Woman Survives Blast From Hunting Accident
WV: Should Punishment For ‘Negligent Shooting’ Be Harsher?
TN: Hunting accident makes 12-year-old a hero
NY: Northern NY man fatally shot in hunting accident
CO: State police: ‘Hunting accident’ kills one in Unionville duck game area
CO: Rescued Hunter: Concussion To Blame
CA: 13-year-old boy dies from gunshot wound while hunting
PA: Hunter shot in head in Fallowfield
SD: Man hurt in Faulk County hunting accident
SC: Hunter dies after falling from tree stand
WY: Wyoming family accused of illegal hunting operation
WY: Hunter attacked by grizzly
WA: Lake Tapps hunter found dead
TX: Man Shot In Central Texas Hunting Accident Taken To Fort Worth Hospital
MA: Hunter Injured in Bow and Arrow Accident in Marion
ID: Two hunting accidents reported
WY: Horse fall lands hunter in Idaho Falls hospital
WV: Search Underway for Missing Hunter in Clay County
WV: Lilly saves father after accident
WI: Hunter Injured in Tree Stand Accident
WI: Town of Waterford woman airlifted to hospital after shooting foot instead of squirrel
WI: Duck hunter suffers minor gunshot wound
SC: Deer hunter dies in 18-foot fall from tree stand
OR: Benham Falls Duck Hunters Trade Bad-Shooting Claims
NY: Man shoots brother while hunting
NM: Hunter held in shooting death
MT: Hunter receives electric shock from dead bear
MI: Jackson hunter suffers eye injury when he’s attacked by owl
IA: Iowa man injures hand in pheasant-hunting incident
IN: Stand accidents injure 2 hunters
IN: Son kills father in hunting accident
IL: Young deer hunter admits story about mountain lion attack untrue; he fell out of his hunting tree stand
ID: Hunter Dies Of Heart Attack
WV: Two teenagers shot in hunting accident
UT: One hunter killed, two hurt when ATV rolls in Wasatch County
TN: Missing Grundy County hunter found dead
MN: Bear attack leaves man injured in Superior
WY: 2 missing hunters found in central Wyoming
WY: Grizzly bites elk hunter
OR: Rescue mission under way for hunter trapped on Mt. Jefferson
OH: Man Found Dead After Hunting Accident
ME: Danforth man seriously hurt in bird hunting accident
NE: Bennington Man Killed In Hunting Accident
MI: Hunter dies after apparent fall from tree stand
GA: Man severely bitten by bear in Clinch County
CA: Mountain Volunteers Find Hunter

Stranded in Ravine South of Mountain Center
CA: Body of missing Fortuna hunter Joseph Quen found
IL: Deer hunter killed in ATV crash in rural Edwardsville
MT: Hunter attacked by grizzly in Gallatiin Canyon suffers minor injuries
MT: Grizzly killed after charging Kalispell elk hunters
ID: Boy, 7, dies in shooting accident
MI: Duck hunter accidentally shot and killed
CA: Sheriff: Fresno hunter accidentally killed nephew
LA: Father and son shot while hunting, ruled accidental
OR: Gresham man hurt on solo bow-hunting trip rescued at Columbia River Gorge
ID: Idaho Elk Hunter Attacked by Bear Near Yellowstone Park
AK: Injured hunter rescued in Delta Junction area
AK: Body of missing Chalkyitsik hunter found
MI: Hunter, 49, dies of gunshot wound underneath hunting platform

WY: Wyoming Hunter Injured in Bear Attack
OH: Bow hunter survives 22-foot fall from tree stand
AK: Well-known hunting guide charged with killing undersized moose
TX: Accidental shooting wounds Goodnews Bay man
ME: 450-pound bear bites NC hunter’s leg in Maine
WI: Appleton man was shot in face while hunting
FL: Hunter shoots himself in foot with crossbow, becomes pinned to ATV
MI: Mackinac County Michigan Bear Hunter Injured by Black Bear
KY: Missing Hunter Found Dead in Woods
HI: Pig-hunting teen hurt in fall grateful for help
FL: Man shot in foot during Blue Sprig squirrel hunt
AK: James Monroe Suffers Fatal Fall While Hunting in Halibut Bay
SD: 13-year-old girl dies from hunting accident
AK: Donald Sanford Hospitalized After Alaska Bear Mauling
AK: Hunter missing near Port Dick
UT: 9-year-old shot in hunting accident up Logan Canyon
AK: Nushagak River search finds no sign of missing hunting guide
AK: Fairbanks woman dies when ATV flips on rutted trail, machine lands on top of her
PA: Woman, dog shot while walking near Mt. Gretna

MT: Steve Stevenson, Hunter, Dies In Montana After Wounded Grizzly Bear Attacks

MS: Hunter shoots another hunter and keeps hunting…Low birds: A little salty about getting peppered
FL: Larry Leonard, popular Mason Elementary staffer, dies falling from hunting tree stand
NY: Area teen accidentally shot while hunting woodchucks
TX: Women air-lifted after accidental shooting
MN: Woman shot by teen squirrel hunter
CA: Sonoma hunter hospitalized after wild pig attack

TN: Holcomb recovery from hunting accident ‘a blessing’
NH: Teen shot in throat hunting coyotes
Hunter critically wounded in accidental shooting of self

OK: Teen shot while hunting
NY: Rattlesnake bites Morris man during roundup
FL: Trapper bitten by caged bear in Franklin County
NC: Amputation after hunting accident

Litchfield Man Charged In Fatal Hunting Accident
Shot in Hunting Accident
Rusk County TX man killed in 4-wheeler accident while hunting
Nine-year-old Texas girl fatally shot in hunting accident
Pennsylvania hunter accidentally kills himself in Westmoreland
Buffalo Township deer hunter pleads no contest in injury
Canajoharie NY man charged after accidental turkey hunting shooting injures two hunters
Two charged after New York turkey hunting accident
Hunting accident claims Butte MT boy
Firsthand account: Turkey hunter shot by a trespasser
17 Kansas Hunting Incidents in 2010
AK: 9-year old kills 11-year-old while hunting
Grizzly Severely Mauls Alaska Bear Hunter
IN: Man shot during turkey hunting
Maine turkey hunter wounded in Hollis on opening day
ME: Hunter shot on opening day of turkey season
MO: Hunter Shot In The Head
NY: Hunter hurt while turkey hunting
VA: 10-year-old shot by uncle while hunting in Alleghany County
WV: Boone Hunter Released From Hospital

5-year-old Boy shot while hunting with dad in Wisconsin
AR: Hunter accidentally kills himself in Conway County
AR: Missing hunter found dead
IN: Missing hunter from Pendleton found dead
IL: Cat Recovering After Being Shot With An Arrow
IL: Hunter sues tree stand manufacturer
IL: One hunter accidentally shoots second outside Alton
Iowa DNR investigates possible shooting in Woodbury County
Man dies in Florida fishing accident
Man Shot While Turkey Hunting in Gallia County, Ohio
MO: 16-year-old killed while hunting
MT: Teen’s death while hunting remains open case
ND: The bodies of two missing beaver hunters have been found
TN: turkey hunter accidentally shot, then abandoned by a fellow hunter
TX: Kleberg County sheriff: Shooting was a hunting accident
VA: Officers investigating shooting of teen hunter near Fincastle
WA: Milton-Freewater man wounded in hunting accident
WI: Hunter dies while hunting coyotes

CO: Man shoots himself while hunting
FL: Hunter suffers fatal fall from tree stand in Wesley Chapel
FL: Hog Hunter Shot by Fellow Hunter at Green Swamp West WMA
KS: Man Dies In Crash While Hunting
LA: Arrest made after police find body
MS: 18-Year-Old Shot While Hunting In Copiah County
MS: Five rescued after boat sinks during hunting trip
MS: Man Accidentally Shoots Partner During Hunting Trip
NC: Two NC Boys Killed In Separate Squirrel-Hunting Accidents
NC: Teenager fatally shot after gun goes off in hunting accident
NJ: hunter shot in face, but not seriously injured
Oh Deer: Hunting Accident Dings Trib Reporter
TX: Kerrville pastor dies on hunting trip

Alabama deaths from tree stand falls reach all-time high
AL: Hunter Injured In 30-Foot Fall From Tree Stand
AL: Hunter dies after 20-foot fall in New Market
AL: Prattville man dies in hunting accident
Army Captain killed by hunter in NC
Boating accident injures two men on Belle River
CA: When Hunting Gets Too Dangerous For Your Dog
CO: 8-year-old boy killed in hunting accident
FL: Man and dog shot by hunter
GA: Hunter missing in Lowndes Co. pond
GA: Man Killed in Hunting Accident in Bulloch County
HI: Police search for missing hunter
IA: Retired Muscatine Police officer falls from deer stand
Iowa hunter injured Saturday in Ringgold County
KY: Hunting accident kills Casey man
Louisiana man dies hunting with friends in Copiah County
MD: ASSATEAGUE: Wild horse shot during deer hunt
MS: Hunter rescued after stand collapses
MS: Man dies in hunting accident
NC: Hunter, 17, Accidentally Shoots Self in Davidson County
NC: Hunter clings to kayak, survives
NC Trapper bitten by trapped red wolf
NE: 8 Hunting-Related Incidents Reported in 2010
NM: Hunter hospitalized after shooting himself
PA: 2 hunters cited in shooting
PA: Exton hunter found dead in West Vincent woods
PA: Woman Shot By Hunter In Lancaster County
Reverend dies in apparent hunting accident
South Ga. man dies after fall from deer stand in rural Ala.; incident is 3rd this season
TX: One man dead after Rusk County hunting accident
UT: Utah County man shot while hunting pheasants
VA: A deadly season for area hunters
VA: Duck hunter who drowned identified
VA: Man falls on hunt
VA: Man Killed in Louisa Hunting Accident
VA: Vinton Man Injured in Hunting Accident
VA: Virginia Military Institute Cadet died in a hunting accident
WI: Glenwood City man shot by brother during coyote hunt
WI: Hunting accidents
WI: Hunter Shot in Glenwood Township


Judge for Yourself…

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FL: Trapper bitten by caged bear in Franklin County
AZ: Man fined for illegal trapping
IL: Man, Dog Caught In Hunter’s Traps
NC Trapper bitten by trapped red wolf
TN: man convicted of trapping violations


Judge for Yourself…

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KY: YouTube video leads to illegal deer hunting arrest in CT
CT: YouTube video leads to illegal deer hunting arrest in CT
PA: Two hunters sentenced; one shot at game commission officers
MS: 10 people charged with baited dove hunting in Greene County in 2009
DE: Man, woman arrested for unlawfully shooting snow geese
VA: Five charged in illegal deer hunting deaths
NY: DEC tickets, Lewis County
NH: COP LOG: Police Respond to Hunting Complaints
LA: Monroe pair making illegal drugs claims to be hunting, booked on charges for both
WY: Cody man gets hefty fine, restitution for illegal buck shooting
TX: Hunters illegally dispose of carcasses
OK: Broken Arrow Hunting Guide Pleads Guilty To Fraud
NY: Bits from the Blotter: Hunting Incident, Fraud and More
NY: DEC tickets hunters for deer poaching
MN: Trophy buck poached from deer breeding farm
MN: Deer baiting citations hit record high
ME: Turner men sentenced on hunting charges in Pennsylvania
LA: Five Slidell residents cited for alleged hunting violations
LA: Alligator hunter fined for untagged gators
IN: Incident Leads to Charges Against 3 Hunters
IA: Deer hunter shot in leg in Delaware County
DE: DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter Dec. 2 to 14
SD: Game, Fish and Parks officer cited for hunt on private land
NY and NH: Outdoors: Social media backfire on hunter
KS: 11th person ticketed for illegal deer hunting
IN: Hunter Sentenced
CO: Family dog mistaken for coyote, shot by hunters
NY: Hunter allegedly damages home with shotgun slug
NY: Mid-season hunting report cites 209 enforcement actions
KS: 10 deer hunters issued citations
WI: 7 wolves illegally killed during gun deer season
PA: Lancaster County Hunter Cited for Poaching
OH: Ohio’s gun deer hunters largely behaved themselves
NJ: Cops: Hunter Too Close to E. Springtown Homes
MA: Hunter faces charges after bullet flies through Epping house
LA: Pitkin man accused of hunting violations
KS: Hunters ticketed for illegally hunting deer
IN: Police: Hunter Claimed Stolen Buck As His Own
MI: DNR seizes trophy buck antlers after Mich. hunter admits he didn’t have license
PA: Too many hunters go too far
PA: Open Lewdness, Stolen Silver and Hunting Complaints
PA: Poachers take down trophy buck in Somerset County
NY: Fire Chief Killed In Hunting Accident
NC: Trespassing Hunter Beat Up Landowner, Sheriff Says
MI: Police: Bullet that struck moving vehicle likely fired by a hunter
AK: Illegal Alaska Grizzly Bear Shoot Results in $5,000 Fine for Anchorage Man
MI: Hunter flaunts that he’s breaking the law
IL: Chicago-area pet pot-bellied pig shot, wounded
NV: Man who killed first bear in Nevada hunt charged with illegal baiting
MN: Minnesota Hunting Violations
NY: Hunter’s friends turn him in
NY: Poaching, firearm violations, tag issues mar hunting season
LA: Man charged with illegally hunting ducks
LA: Man sentenced for hunting over baited field

WI: Would-be deer hunter busted for drunken driving
SC: Aiken hunter who shot horse instead of deer is charged
PA: Man Accused of Stealing Deer, Threatening Hunters
PA: Gun shot damages Jackson home, appears to be hunting accident
NY: Dozens snared in hunting crackdown
MT: Hunter Near Libby Mistakenly Kills Grizzly Bear Hunting Season
MO: Deputies Seek Man Who Stabbed Hunter
MT: FWP chair gets warned for taking deer he hit
MD: Natural Resources Police Blotter – 11/28/11
MA: Officials scramble in wake of Needham hunting incident
DE: Hunters need to report illegal disposal of deer
CT: Police Log: Customer vs. Mechanic, Hunter Complaint
TN: Teen killed in hunting accident in Claiborne County
TN: Poachers prowling as deer season begins
IL: Litchfield Man Cited Twice For Hunting Violations
IN: Hunters arrested for pot, shooting too many birds
MT: Hunter mistakenly kills grizzly bear near Libby
NY: Hunter, 36, charged after Montgomery rifle-firing incident
WI: Police: Drunken hunt ends in assault
WV: Hunting Related Death Reported In Taylor County MetroNews Taylor County
WV: The First 2011 WV Deer Hunting Season Accident
OR: Search continues for missing hunter
NE: Hunters Caught And Cited
NY: 13 charged with hunting violations in western NY
NC: Backyard hunting leads to drug charges against local couple
NY: Possible hunting accident on or near Iroquois Wildlife Refuge
NY: Durhamville hunter caught jumping the gun
NY: Lockport Teen Killed in Orleans County Hunting Accident
MO: Hunter injured in fall from Alexander County tree stand
TX: Intoxication, and other hunting violations
VT: ‘Common sense safety’ for hunters
TN: Hunting Accident Reported To TWRA
OH: Elderly Brunswick hunter found alive in wooded area after being exposed to severe weather
ME: Hunter with felony conviction caught with gun in Brewer
MI: Deer hunter fatally shot by brother in Mecosta County; another killed in Iron County
CT: Five local men charged with illegal deer hunting
LA: Port Barre Man Arrested On Drug, Hunting Charges
MT: Idaho man sentenced for poaching bighorn in Breaks
NY: DEC Police Ticket Dozens for Deer Poaching
SC: Hunter Out Of Touch Overnight Found Dead
MN: Two Boys, 17, Cited For Bow-Hunting Deer In Minn. City Park
SC: Man charged after hunting raccoons in Myrtle Beach
NY: Mystery Surrounds Hunter’s Death
MO: Opening weekend of firearm deer season puts up good numbers
IL: Four charged with hunting violations
AR: Phillip Rappold resigned after receiving a hunting citation while on duty
OK: Cushing Ex-Con Charged with Gun Possession and Hunting Offense
MN: Officer smells opium, hunter arrested
MN: DNR Seeks Information in Illegal Swan Hunting
MN: Deer hunting reported in Moorhead city limits
IN: 3 hunters charged with baiting deer
ID: Rocky mountain low: Tasmanian big-game hunters confined to Idaho on poaching charges
AL: Perry County sheriff’s deputy resigns after being cited for hunting violation while on duty
IL:  Five Hunters Charged in Deer Poaching Case
IN: Squirrel hunter shoots deer hunter
ME: Hunter accidentally shoots family pet
MT: 2 MSU students get 8 days in jail for illegally killing black bear in Bozeman
NY: Panama man is charged in bow-killing of dog
NY: Hunter dies in Iroquois Wildlife Refuge
NY: Hunter rescued after long search
DE: DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter Oct. 26-Nov. 2
WV: Two in WV charged with poaching of trophy bucks
OK: Fawn illegally shot at Wild Heart Ranch Sanctuary
NY: Trespassing complaints rise with hunting season underway
ME: Pittsfield Man Arrested on Several Charges
ME: Dixfield man accused of shooting dog he mistook for a coyote
MD: Local Residents Charged With Hunting Black Bears
LA: Sheriff’s deputies call about night hunting; wildlife agents arrest 7 men north of Coushatta
LA: Facebook photo leads to investigation of Norco duck hunter
KY: Law enforcement put community on notice after stray bullets hit homes
IL: Local hunter faces 41 criminal counts
DE: 2 Sussex men charged with deer hunting violations
CO: 11 moose illegally killed this season
IN: Two deer hunters could be charged after bobcat kill
NY: 13 cited during opening weekend of gun season for deer hunting
TN: Deer poachers lose hunting privileges for life
WY: Trapper has license suspended for 15 years; goes to jail
ND: Hunter Charged with Wanton Waste
WY: Hunter to stand trial on federal poaching charges
NY: Four men arrested in hunting violation cases

WV: 16-year-old hunter charged with illegally killing trophy buck
PA: Three men were reportedly hunting without permission
MN: Three Face Charges of Illegal Deer Hunting on Iron Range
GA: Poacher Kills Deer in Legacy Park Subdivision
CT: Some Connecticut hunters cry foul over arrest of man for field-dressing deer in Middletown parking lot
OR: Felon arrested for having gun for squirrel hunting
VT: Vermont hunting guide convicted of baiting bears for clients
PA: Horse shot on Fawn Township farm
MA: Illegal Hunting Tent Found Near Ledge Road
IN: Man faces illegal hunting charges
DE: 3 Selbyville men charged with hunting violations
CO: Accidental moose killings increase
OR: Oregon State Police Searching for Poachers
WI: Oconto Co. man charged with illegal bear hunts
UT: Bow-carrying hunter seen close to Aspen Springs
UT: Northern Utah poachers caught
ID: Rex Rammell Cited For Illegal Hunting
CT: DEEP Makes Four Arrests In Deer Poaching Investigation
OR: Poachers spared lock-up; there’s no room in jail
FL: Four charged with illegal hunting in Florida
AK: Well-known hunting guide charged with killing undersized moose
OR: Merlin man says he could have shot 11-year-old boy by accident
WY: 3 Goshen Co. boys get probation for deer poaching
SC: Three men arrested for hunting at night
WI: Rock County Court Hunting and Fishing Violations
CO: Poaching conviction nets thousands in fines for Douglas County family
LA: Father and son shot while hunting, ruled accidental
KY: Western KY man fined $15K, loses hunting rights
AK: Bowhunter Illegally Shot Moose After Being Warned, Troopers Say

WI: Menasha felon faces firearm charge for hunting
PA: Poaching prevalent; support for hunting stays strong
OR: Elk Hunter Using Wrong Map Cited For Illegally Taking Elk In Grand Teton National Park
TX: Texas Game Warden Field Notes – Hunting Violations
OR: Father, son arrested for elk poaching
OR: Father, son accused of hunting crimes
ME: Rockland District Courts: Hunting and Fishing Violations
LA: Louisiana Brothers Plead Guilty and Are Sentenced for Knowingly Killing Protected Alligators
WI: DePere Man Attacked by Bear He Shot
SD: Man sentenced in hawk deaths
NC: Salisbury man banned from hunting worldwide
NV: $5,000 fine, 10 days jail for Elko deer poacher
KS: Twelve men enter pleas on charges of poaching
KS:: Eight arrested including man for criminal hunting
NY: Witnesses Say Man Beat Turtle with a Golf Club

MS: Alligator hunting arrests in Lawrence County
OR: Convicted Man Arrested for Illegal Hunting
SC: Some hunters put the sport in a bad light
GA: Newnan man sentenced for killing endangered panther
AK: Men sentenced on wildlife charges
ME: Minot man charged with setting trap
ID: N. Idaho man sentenced in deer poaching case
OR: Sunriver Man Seeks Halt to Illegal Deer Hunting
IN: Three charged with illegal deer hunting
MT: Oregon men admit illegal hunting in Montana
CO: Colorado expects thousands of hunting violations this year
OH: Ohio Wildlife Officer Charged with Lacey Act Crimes
KS: Former Saline County Sheriff Deputy Accused of Illegal Hunting
AK: Florida Man Sentenced for Illegal Brown Bear Hunts
AK: Alaska troopers see increase in hunting-related citations
MI: Why West Michigan hunter is facing jail time 11 years after polar bear hunt
OR: Local hunter handed tough sentence for elk poaching
NY: Cops nab bizarre Prospect Park poachers
IA: Aledo man banned from hunting for 15 years
FL: Florida undercover wildlife officers use social media sites to catch poachers
SD: Highmore Man Sentenced For Taking Of Golden Eagle
OK: Sheriff Investigates After Arrows Used To Kill Cattle Near Oologah

TX: Raccoon hunter nearly shoots neighbor instead
VA: Two plead guilty to baiting bears in Suffolk
CA: Man arrested for shooting deer illegally near Mount – Madonna County Park
AK: Myers sentenced for probation violation
CT: New Milford attorney to fight trapping charges
IL: Man hunting squirrels in yard fires bullet into neighbor’s home
TX: Hunter, guides charged with taking big gator on private property without landowner permission
SD: Minnesota man accused of illegal hunting in SD
AK: Hunter with criminal past convicted again
NY: Several fined over violations of DEC laws in north country
KY: Kentucky Fish and Wildlife fighting problem of wild pigs being imported for hunting
MI: Hunter caught with nine dead deer in barn
SD: Game, Fish and Parks Department says Facebook Tip Leads to Arrest for Hunting Violations in SD

NY: Hogansburg man sentenced in federal gun case
CO: Three men from Kentucky have been fined more than $5,000 for illegal hunting activities in Western Colorado
SD: Owner of pheasant hunting operation admits to killing eagle
GA: 2 sentenced for federal hunting violations
CO: Colorado man pleads guilty to illegally guiding in ANWR
FL: FWC: Hunter kills deer and gator with AK-47, brags on Facebook
NJ: Hunting trip results in five-year term for Monroe man
MO: Chariton Co. Prosecutor Charges 4 in Illegal Hunting Incident
SD:: Man fined for taking lion on federal land
MT: Man sentenced for hunting violations
NC: Jackson County man charged with bear killing
ID: Anti-wolf activist loses hunting privileges
PA: New Derry hunter gets heavy fine for poaching trophy buck
MO: hunters charged in Illegal Hunting Incident
MT: Hunter sentenced for poaching moose
PA: hunter gets heavy fine for poaching trophy buck

Father and son plead not guilty to hunting, drug charges in Maine
Bellevue OH man must pay $27,851 in restitution for hunting deer without permission
Shooting of beavers is investigated in New Jersey
North Carolina hunter charged with shooting dog
Facebook bragging about poaching leads to charges against man
California probes claims of killings of mountain lions
Road hunting complaint leads to two arrests in Sharp County, Arkansas
Alaska Wildlife Troopers investigate illegal kill of mountain goat in Juneau area
Four Wisconsin men acknowledge illegally hunting mountain lions north of Helena
CO: Hunter Ordered To Pay $9K In Poaching Case
WA: Covington felon caught luring bear faces hard time

CA: Northern California Hunting Guide Loses License
CO: Man Sentenced Who Mistakenly Shot Moose Instead Of Elk
HI: man arrested for offenses related to illegal hunting
KY: Hunter pleads guilty
KY: men banned from hunting migratory birds after conviction for baiting doves
LA: Father, son plead guilty to alligator hunting charges
LA: Man cited by Wildlife and Fisheries agents for killing alligator
MI: Hunter faces felonious assault charges
NE: Illegal Trap Kills Owl
NM: Hearing set in Taos, NM, in poaching case
NV: man facing charges of illegally shooting a deer
OH: 9 deer killed illegally in the Mentor Headlands neighborhood since the beginning of the year
OH: Poachers hunting on residential streets
OR: 9 arraigned in poaching case
Oregon poacher gets lifetime hunting ban and $17K fine
PA: Super Bowl poachers face fines, suspensions
TX: Arrows Shot at Fountain Valley Geese
Vancouver man, 3 others arrested by Oregon police for unlawful hunting
WA: Car deer hunting?
WI: Illegal hunter sent to prison
WI: Two Rivers Man Convicted of Deer Poaching

AL: Samson brothers face hog/dog fighting charge
Brothers Plead Guilty to Felonies in Connection with Kansas Deer Hunting and Guiding Operation
FL: 50-inch alligator tail lands Orlando man in jail
HI: Police make arrests for illegal hunting and trespassing in Kona
ID: Former Meridian man convicted of felony for poaching 2 elk back in 2009
IL: Gauley tagged for illegal hunting
KS: Two receive hefty fines for illegal hunting
LA: 13 Turkey hunting citations issued during opening weekend
Man loses hunting privileges for a year after pleading guilty to poaching elk in Jackson Hole
Nevada man convicted for illegal hunt in Idaho
NJ: Two men face charges of illegally hunting deer on Rutgers campus, taking meat to Rahway deli
OH: Hunter To Pay $23K After Illegally Killing Deer
OR: Poaching trophy animals carries a hefty new fine in Oregon
WA: man pleads guilty to illegal big game hunting
WI: 18-year-old trapper charged with ‘raccoon bashing’

CA: Bear poacher sentenced to 2 years
FL: Man accused of hog hunting on private property
GA: Hunters accused of hunting deer at night
HI: Two men arrested for night hunting and drug charges
ID: Jayne enters guilty plea in poaching case
Indiana Man Faces Charges for Possessing a Bobcat
LA: Agents get special gear to combat illegal hunting
LA: Arrest made after police find body
MD: Duck, geese hunters cited for firing in urban zones on Potomac River
ME: Another suspected poacher arrested
MN: Penalty for overlimit stings man who was shooting deer for city of Burnsville
MT: Florida man resolves some poaching charges
MT: FWP arrests two men following three-year investigation
NY: Hunter involved in Mattituck altercation charged by DEC
OR: Poachers of trophy wildlife beware
SD: hundreds of hunting violations
WVA: Three Barbour Co. residents charged with bear hunting violations in W. Va.
TN: Poaching news
TX Outdoor Writer Lee Leschper Sentenced for ’08 Hunting Infractions
WA: Police Officer Charged With Obstruction In Illegal Hunting Investigation

AL: Eight Baldwin County teens charged with hunting violations
AL: juvenile charged in black bear shooting
Arizona man pleads guilty to poaching
AZ: Game & Fish busts poaching family
DE: 6 charged with a variety of hunting violations
DE: Two men arrested for hunting illegally on a state refuge
FL: Hunter to officer: I didn’t ‘really’ kill anything
GA: Illegal cyber-hunting rig spied
Hunter kills Iowa-protected white deer
IA: 3 Audubon men plead guilty of poaching raccoons
LA: Citations given for night hunting
LA: men caught night hunting
LA: Three plead guilty to violating bird act
MD: Convicted oyster, crab poacher arrested again
MD: Hunting provider fined $1,500 for bear-baiting and other violations
ME: 4 charged with hunting violations in Maine
ME: Hunting Violations
ME: Hunting violations addressed in court
ME: Judge sentences Pa. man to 7 days in lynx death
MI: Hunter shoots from a golf cart
Minnesota DNR Hunting Violation Reports
MS: Sentences handed for illegal hunting
MT: 11 convicted of illegally hunting in Phillips Cnty
NE: 8 Hunting-Related Incidents Reported in 2010
NY: River sporting guide fined in illegal hunting case
OR: Man convicted of killing dog on Troutdale farm
PA: 2 hunters cited in shooting
PA: First felony poaching charge filed against Lebanon County hunter
PA: Fox Chapel poacher gets high fines, house arrest
PA: Hunter Sentenced For Shooting Turkey Hunter
Three teens arrested for illegally hunting on Florida State Prison property
VA: Federal agent convicted of illegal duck hunting
VT: 2 men facing deer poaching charges 


Documented: Emotional Stress, Physical Injury, and Property Damage Inflicted Upon Innocent People by Those Who Hunt, Fish, and Trap
See Harassment By Hunters Archive
Three victims of the hunter harassment laws tell their stories. Watch the videos here.


MI: Hunter shoots from a golf cart


See Selected Articles Archive

AK: Biologists spot eagle with trap dangling from talon – 10 Jan 2010


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