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Dept. of wildlife investigating several poaching cases

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department is looking for anyone that may have witnessed three separate poaching incidents. One was a young cow moose that was shot and left on Horseshoe Lake road south of Pend Oreille County Lake. The others were a small whitetail buck left near Marshall and a Deer was poached south of Cheney on Belsby road. People KHQ talked to say they aren't aware of poaching being a problem, but there is a lot of wildlife around.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife are investigating these incidents. The exact details are below.

  • A small whitetail buck was poached the night of Nov. 17-18 and left near the 13000 block of Scribner Road near Marshall. An elk was poached in the same area two years ago.
  • A deer was poached south of Cheney on Belsby Road near Long Road during the night of Nov. 14-15, a period closed to deer hunting.
  • A young cow moose was shot and left on Horseshoe Lake Road just south of the Pend Oreille County lake on Oct. 24.

If you have any information call the 24 hour poaching tipline at 1-877-933-9847

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