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UPDATE: OSP F&W SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE WITH ILLEGAL BIG GAME KILL IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OREGON

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CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR - On November 5, 2023, at about 7:45 PM, a 3-point buck deer was unlawfully shot multiple times and killed on private property near the intersection of S. Hult Rd. and S. Olson Rd.

The buck deer was loaded onto a camouflage sled and concealed under a tree.

UPDATE: A suspect vehicle that was in the area at the time of the illegal kill has been identified as a black Ford F-150 with a canopy. The canopy has fin-like structures on top of it.

The buck deer was able to be salvaged and was donated to charity. 

Buck Deer sled OR

Salvaged and donated to charity

Any person with information about this incident can contact Trooper Marcus Tiktin at 971-719-3232 or Senior Trooper Robin May at 503-983-0768. Reporters may remain anonymous.

Report Wildlife and Habitat Law Violators

The Turn In Poachers (TIP) program is a collaboration between the Oregon State Police, Oregon Hunters Association, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Wildlife Coalition, Oregon Outfitter and Guides Association, and the Oregon State Marine Board. 

The TIP program offers preference point rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of the following big game mammals. 

Preference Point Rewards:

*5 Points-Bighorn Sheep

*5 Points-Rocky Mountain Goat

*5 Points-Moose

*5 Points-Wolf

*4 Points-Elk

*4 Points-Deer

*4 Points-Pronghorn Antelope

*4 Points-Bear

*4 Points-Cougar

The TIP program also offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of the following fish and wildlife species. Cash rewards can also be awarded for habitat destruction, illegally obtaining hunting or angling license or tag, lending or borrowing big game tags, spotlighting, or snagging.

CASH REWARDS: 

Oregon Hunters Association (OHA) Cash Rewards:

$2,000 Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat or Moose 

$1,000 Elk, Deer or Antelope 

$600 Bear, Cougar or Wolf

$300 Habitat Destruction 

$200 Illegally obtaining Oregon hunting or angling license or tags

$200 Unlawful Lending/Borrowing Big Game Tag(s)

$200 Game Fish & Shellfish

$200 Game Birds or Furbearers

$200 Spotlighting

$200 Snagging/Attempt to Snag

Oregon Wildlife Coalition (OWC) Cash Rewards:

$500 Hawk, Falcon, Eagle, Owl, Osprey

$500 Cougar, Bobcat, Beaver (public lands only), Black bears, Bighorn Sheep, Marten, Fisher, Sierra Nevada Red Fox

$1,000 Species listed as “threatened" or “endangered" under state or federal Endangered Species Act (excludes fish)

Oregon Outfitters & Guides Association (OOGA) Cash Rewards

$200 Acting as an Outfitter Guide for the Illegal Killing of Wildlife, Illegally Obtaining Oregon Hunting or Angling Licenses or Tags, or Illegally Offering to Act as an Outfitter Guide as defined in ORS 704.010 and 704.020.

How to Report a Wildlife and/or Habitat Law Violation or Suspicious Activity: 

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (*677)

TIP email:   (Monitored M-F 8:00AM - 5:00 PM)

For more information visit: www.oregon.gov/osp/programs/fw/Pages/tip.aspx

 

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