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Reward for information on two bull elk killed, left to waste in Sevier County

Oct 19, 2022, 1:58 PM

One of the elk found in Sevier County. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)...

One of the elk found in Sevier County. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)

(Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)

CEDAR CITY — Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers are looking for information about two bull elk that were recently killed and left to waste in Sevier County.

Both elk were shot and killed near Browns Hole of Fishlake Mountain, and neither showed any sign of an attempt to remove the meat. It is illegal for protected wildlife in Utah to be wasted.

Investigators believe that one elk — a 2×3 bull elk — was shot on Oct. 8, the opening day of the spike bull hunt. It was found next to a cedar tree in an open area of sagebrush.

The other — a 5×4 bull elk — is believed to have been killed approximately Oct. 12. it was shot with a small caliber bullet.

 

One of the elk found in Sevier County. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)

Conservation officers are asking anyone with information regarding the illegal killing of these elk. The DWR encourages people to report this or any other wildlife-related crimes by:


Requests for confidentiality are respected. If you have information about this specific case, you can also contact DWR Conservation Officer Julie Sabattis at 435-868-8003.

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Reward for information on two bull elk killed, left to waste in Sevier County