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DWR Looking For Information On Two Poached Bull Elk In Sevier County

Oct 30, 2020, 3:31 PM | Updated: 3:34 pm

One of the two elk that were left to waste in Sevier County. (Used by permission from the Departmen...

One of the two elk that were left to waste in Sevier County. (Used by permission from the Department of Wildlife Resources)

(Used by permission from the Department of Wildlife Resources)

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are looking for information on the poaching of bull elk in two separate incidents in Sevier County.

Both incidents happened earlier this month on the Fishlake Mountain during the general spike bull elk hunt, a news release said.

The first incident happened in early October in Sheep Valley. The second happened in the middle of the month near Daniel’s Pass. Both animals were illegally killed and left to waste.

“If anyone has any information of who illegally shot and wasted these elk, please contact us,” said DWR Conservation Officer Eric Bond.

You can report any poaching incident at the UTiP Hotline 800-662-3337 or at the DWR website.

According to the release, more than 1,000 animals were poaching last year with a total value of more than $404,000.

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DWR Looking For Information On Two Poached Bull Elk In Sevier County