H*ll, there are some guys on the job sites I go to that talk openly and brag about what they shot while they were poaching. I was like, . . . . .what????I didn't want any parts of the conversation and can't help but wonder why they would want to shoot their mouths off talking about it to other people and spreading it around?You might want to be careful, though. Some poachers are egomaniacal lunatics and will shoot you rather than face responsibility!
Poaching is a serious problem around here. There are lots of people breaking the rules. Fortunately, our county sheriff has been catching some of the worst offenders this year. Just recently they were arresting some meathead for assault at his home. His angry girlfriend/sister led the deputies to a pile of poached deer carcasses.
Salmon poaching has also been a problem; more serious than deer (in my opinion). Since the salmon migrate up our creek to spawn, my wife and I have taken a personal interest in protecting them. We know where the favorite poaching spots are and visit them regularly. My wife actually coordinates directly with the local conservation officer and were able to nab two big-time out-of-state poachers.
I cant get over the fact that there are still people who dont understand that our food was once living.