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Gun Buyers ClubThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling them illegally in Florida, with final destinations in international markets. These charges represent the state’s largest seizure of turtles in recent history.

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“The illegal trade of turtles is having a global impact on many turtle species and our ecosystems. We commend our law enforcement’s work to address the crisis of illegal wildlife trafficking,”

Gun Buyers ClubHARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) and Pennsylvania Game Commission are warning anglers and hunters to avoid online scams when purchasing their licenses. The warning follows several recent reports of customers paying for licenses through third-party websites not affiliated with either agency, and then never receiving a license.

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“The only proven, reputable and reliable methods for purchasing Pennsylvania fishing licenses and permits are through the PFBC’s online portal The Outdoor Shop or in-person

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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited four men for alleged recreational fishing violations on Oct. 6 in Plaquemines Parish.

Agents cited Roberto A. Escobar, 47, Leonel Escobar, 49, Oliver Banegas, 47, and Franklin Escobar, 18, all of Gretna, for possessing fish without a basic fishing license and saltwater license, possessing undersized black drum, over the limit of black drum, possessing undersized red drum and taking female crabs during a closed season. Leonel Escobar was...

Gun Buyers ClubCOLUMBUS, Ohio – Six non-resident anglers were recently convicted of over-bagging on Lake Erie walleye and sentenced in Ashtabula Municipal Court according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

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A surveillance operation coordinated by the Division of Wildlife in July revealed suspicious activity involving walleye fishing in Lake Erie’s central basin. State wildlife officers uncovered “double-tripping” activity as well as fish being passed from one boat to another on the water. According to