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Offline TomT

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Ocean Shores deer poaching
« on: September 17, 2017, 02:58:51 PM »
This buck was apparently poached in Ocean Shores in the last couple of days.  Please keep an eye out for anyone showing it off.  Head was cut off and all the meat left to waste.
I would imagine it's worth 10 points in the category of your choosing for whoever turns them in.
I guess there was another buck poached in the last week or so, but I have no photos of it and only heard that it's meat was wasted as well.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2017, 02:59:40 PM »
Here's another picture

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2017, 03:10:19 PM »
Such *crap, garbage, doo doo*. Sad man
« Last Edit: September 17, 2017, 03:56:01 PM by lokidog »

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2017, 03:10:54 PM »
Common problem in that area.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2017, 03:36:48 PM »
This the one shot off the golf course? A guy at work was just telling me about one shot off there this last week
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2017, 03:41:55 PM »
The one on the GC is the one I don't have photos of. 

I'm heading out for a few days of elk hunting now, so most likely out of cell range for any other questions.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2017, 03:50:37 PM »
 >:(

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2017, 04:30:42 PM »
Did someone hit it between the eyes with a hammer while they were feeding it.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2017, 10:27:26 AM »
 :chuckle:

Go figure, you feed them in your backyard till they're trophies, then some idiot offs it and puts it on his wall.  What's wrong with this picture?
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2017, 12:13:41 PM »
Another reason to not make pets out of wildlife or call them trophies  >:(  Karma does have a way with dealing with poachers like that tho.
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2017, 07:46:30 PM »
That's terrible.  Hopefully those pieces of @##% get caught.   

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #11 on: September 18, 2017, 07:59:41 PM »
Sorry to hear that that's was a very nice buck. Poachers usually can't keep their mouths shut so hopefully they will be caught.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2017, 08:59:40 PM »
Just cause I'm curious what about the kill made it poaching ? Was it shot off private property ? Archery is in season so unless they were using a gun I'm lost on this one
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2017, 08:59:57 PM »
Happens every year last year we had guy shot one in my days yard.. I need to set some cams up. 10pts would be nice

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2017, 04:28:19 AM »
Just cause I'm curious what about the kill made it poaching ? Was it shot off private property ? Archery is in season so unless they were using a gun I'm lost on this one
i'm pretty sure you can't hunt big game in ocean shores.  maybe archery is legal?  i did look into it a bit out there when i used to live in the area, the area is a firearm restriction zone and city ordinances outlaw shotguns with anything larger than BB shot.
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2017, 05:01:21 AM »
Even if it was an archery kill it is still against the law to leave the rest and only take the head.
So it is illegal one way, (closed season or wasting a game animal), or the other.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2017, 07:57:24 AM »
Just cause I'm curious what about the kill made it poaching ? Was it shot off private property ? Archery is in season so unless they were using a gun I'm lost on this one

No hunting is allowed at all in Ocean Shores with the exception of two specific areas where bird hunting is allowed.  Also, residents in the area of the poaching, reported hearing gunshots late at night.

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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2017, 02:20:22 PM »
The one shot on the golf course had just the head taken. Greens keeper was there till dark and no dead deer. Next morning there is a carcass on the green with no head. Kind of suspicious at that point
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Re: Ocean Shores deer poaching
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2017, 02:56:04 PM »
Bizarre!  Weird! 

I can't imagine any poacher cutting the head off the deer in the dark/semi-dark in a wide open area - musta been dark and done without artificial light.  Wouldn't you drag the thing into the bushes to take off the head?  Sounds more like the Mafia "sending a message" to the greens keeper.
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