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Mississippi Adopts CWD Regulations for 2018-2019 Hunting Season

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The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, adopted regulations for the revised Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Management Zone for the 2018-2019 hunting season during the August 16, 2018 meeting held at J.P. Coleman State Park. Regulations were approved after the 30-day comment period and take effect immediately. The new zone includes portions of Issaquena, Sharkey, and Warren counties and is identified as all areas south of Highways 14 and 16, areas west of the …

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Idaho Man Sentenced for Elk Poaching

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As part of a plea agreement, a man from Soda Springs, Idaho, received penalties for illegally killing and wasting a bull elk. Bart Rhead pled guilty to two elk charges and various trapping violations. He received a lifetime hunting and trapping revocation, forfeited his rifle, received a sentence to pay $12,650, and was given a 90-day jail sentence (with 60 days suspended) and 120 hours of community service in lieu of time served. In September …