Public Help Sought in Unit 8 Elk Poaching Case

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a poaching case in Game Management Unit 8 southwest of Williams that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 6.

A trophy bull elk was unlawfully killed in the vicinity of Dutch Kid Knoll. An archery deer hunt was underway in Unit 8 at the time, and hunters in the area are urged to report any suspicious activity. The Game and Fish Department is offering a reward of up to $750 for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals involved in the poaching.

To report information on this or any Game and Fish violation call the department’s Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 352-0700. Caller identities will remain confidential upon request. Information may also be given directly to the Flagstaff Game and Fish office at (928) 774-5045.