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Another Poched Big Horn in Az.

Well, the idiots are at it again.  This time they shot a ram and just left him to rot. 

http://azgfd.net/artman/publish/NewsMedia/Up-to-6-000-reward-offered-in-Rocky-Mountain-bighorn-ram-poaching-near-Alpine.shtml

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That kind of stuff really

That kind of stuff really ticks me off, what a waste, those tags are so hard to come by anyways, this will just make it that much harder and gives real sportsman a bad name.

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What really ticks me off is

What really ticks me off is that the just shot the ram and left it there.  It didn't appear that they even thought about taking the head or meat.  It was just a waist.  The nice thing is that Arizona does a fairly good job of finding the idiots and dealing with them. 

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i really hope they catch

i really hope they catch these idiots, i cant stand wastefull poachers

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Another Poched Big Horn in Az.

Yeah, I read about that. A real shame, and the herds haven't been doing that well either in recent years. I've read both lions and drought are putting the hurt on them.

Hope they catch the bum.

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I actually think I might have a picture from a couple of years ago of this Ram. I swear I wish they would put whoever did this in Jail for as many years old that the Ram was. That would fit the crime!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I will look for the picture

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This might be him.

What a shame.

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This might be him.

Nice picture. I get email alerts from the Game and Fish Dept. fairly often that I signed up for, and they had a picture of the downed Ram in the last one they sent asking for help to identify the poacher. It looked nice and healthy, with a pretty good curl too... sad.

I've seen them a few times above me on the cliff tops at Canyon Lake from a friend's boat; quite a sight. I've never applied to hunt them though, pretty pricey for me with everything else going on...

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Pricey

For me as well, but what I do instaed is put in for the bonus point only, until I can afford to hunt them. I have seen the heard a few times that they are talking about. The wolves are kicking their butts also, is what I understand.

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Sad to see....

Sad to see, these guy’s need jail time when they get caught for crimes like this!

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Jail time is great & might

Jail time is great & might even happen-Western states are getting pretty agressive & judges are starting to take game law vioaltions more seriously. Fines can get pretty substantial too & that's good. Something "they" don't do is publish the names of the miscreants. Wouldn't bother me a bit to have the names put in newspapers, magazines, hell put them on line in web sites like this. I wouldn't go out of my way to find one of these dips but if I had seen his/her name or face published and saw them in the local market I would take to opportunity to make a comment or two. 

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