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...On April 3, game wardens received an Operation Game Thief crime stoppers call alleging an individual was trying to sell an alligator on Facebook. Wardens quickly determined the man was actually looking to sell the rifle pictured in his post, not the alligator, which still begged the question “Where did he get the gator?” Wardens continued the investigation
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled an auction of confiscated hunting and fishing equipment for Saturday, Aug. 4. The auction, which is open to the public, will include items from people who forfeited their equipment after committing serious game and fish violations. More than 200 firearms, over 40 bows, and a variety of other hunting and fishing-related equipment will be available.
The auction will be at Hiller Auction Service in Zimmerman.
...In early 2015, IDNR Conservation Police Officers received information regarding alleged illegal hunting and guiding activities being conducted by Rick Hamm of Chillicothe, Illinois, doing business as “Show Me Your Snows” waterfowl
...During the two-year operation, wardens in plain clothes offered to sell more than a dozen different Texas saltwater species including spotted sea trout, red drum (redfish), red snapper,