Reward for information on two bull elk killed, left to waste in Sevier County
Oct 19, 2022, 1:58 PM
(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.
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:
- calling the UTiP Hotline at 800-662-3337
- using the UTDWR Law Enforcement app
- texting 847411
Our conservation officers are seeking information after two bull elk were recently killed and left to waste in Sevier County. If you have any information, please report it by calling the UTiP Hotline at 800-662-3337 or by texting 847411. Learn more: https://t.co/PEQ2nnUjSO pic.twitter.com/QtoRsuDkg4
— UtahDWR (@UtahDWR) October 19, 2022
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.