IDFG investigating Kamiah-area poaching

This white-tailed buck was found wasted Aug. 18 off Harrisburg Road near Kamiah.

Conservation officers are investigating a case regarding a shot and wasted mature 4x4 white-tailed buck found on August 18. The deer was likely shot the evening of Aug. 17 off Harrisburg Road near Kamiah. Officer Lucas Swanson and other area officers have gathered reports of several other illegally taken elk and deer across the region. Swanson says the number of wasted or poached animals seems to be up. If you have any information on this incident or any other poaching activity, contact the Citizens Against Poaching (CAP) hotline at 1-800-632-5999. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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