Poachers

Environment
5:58 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Wanted: Berlin Moose Poacher

Moose have been hit hard by rising tick populations, so Fish and Game are especially concerned about poachers this year
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New Hampshire Fish and Game is working to catch Moose poachers in Northern New Hampshire. But earlier this fall, the department worked to catch two Canadians poaching over the US – Canadian Border.

Fish and Game officials are seeking tips from the public about who shot a moose last week off of Kilkenny Loop Road in Berlin. Conservation officer Geoff Youngblood says the moose sustained multiple gunshot wounds, and tracks in the snow show the shooter finished the job at point black range, and then walked away, taking no meat.

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