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#6907470 - 10/03/17 01:07 PM This Is Baiting
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In case anybody needed an example. Surprised the thought they could get away with doing this


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Webb County game wardens on patrol encountered eight hunters who seemed to be having great success based on the amount of shooting that they were doing, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Upon contacting the individuals, one of the wardens walked into the field and immediately noticed large amounts of milo scattered throughout the field. Baiting fields to attract migratory game birds during hunting season is illegal, as is hunting dove over bait.

An inspection of one hunter's vehicle revealed two empty bags of milo feed in the truck bed. After speaking with all eight hunters, they admitted to knowingly hunting the baited area, as well as placing the bait the previous day.

The wardens subsequently seized approximately 360 mourning and white-winged doves and cited eight hunters for various hunting and baiting violations.


http://www.lmtonline.com/local/article/doves-seized-as-hunting-violations-reported-12246364.php

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#6907479 - 10/03/17 01:10 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
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360? Ouch!
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#6907490 - 10/03/17 01:17 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
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I can't stand scumbags like this.
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#6907923 - 10/03/17 06:39 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: 4Weight]
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I'm bettin' that wasn't worth what that fine will be. Might lose their hunting rights for good. I hope they teach them a valuable lesson.
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#6908090 - 10/03/17 08:43 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
kmon1 Offline
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That is going to be a big fine for each hunter. also hope they do loose hunting rights
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#6908214 - 10/03/17 11:10 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
VPLANU Offline
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Wow! They absolutely deserve to lose their hunting privelages!
I've trudged out to the public land in my vicinity two or three times a week trying to get my FIRST birds of the season and these guys are doing what they do.....SMH!
I'll be back out, public hunting, this weekend.... trying to do it the right and LEGAL way!

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#6908256 - 10/04/17 01:51 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: VPLANU]
kmon1 Offline
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Originally Posted By: VPLANU
Wow! They absolutely deserve to lose their hunting privelages!
I've trudged out to the public land in my vicinity two or three times a week trying to get my FIRST birds of the season and these guys are doing what they do.....SMH!
I'll be back out, public hunting, this weekend.... trying to do it the right and LEGAL way!


Keep it up, hopefully you will get on the birds.
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#6908258 - 10/04/17 02:53 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
blackcoal Offline
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Possible chance they will just get a reprimand. Maybe not even that... Warden Fried might have been part of the group.
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#6908260 - 10/04/17 03:17 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: blackcoal]
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Originally Posted By: blackcoal
Possible chance they will just get a reprimand. Maybe not even that... Warden Fried might have been part of the group.


I am sure they turn themselves in just to make the TPWD field notes. What have you gotten tickets for???

https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/release...7&nrsearch=

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#6908388 - 10/04/17 08:20 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: hook_n_line]
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Originally Posted By: hook_n_line
360? Ouch!

That one is going to hurt for a while....idiots....
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#6909186 - 10/04/17 07:34 PM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
a74aggie Offline
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Registered: 09/12/10
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Loc: East Texas
Sounds like dumb and dumber x 8
That's 45 firggin birds each.
Put them under the jail house.

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#6909818 - 10/05/17 10:33 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
woodduckhunter Offline
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Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 283
sad part about our justice system is that there are people who commit violent crimes towards human beings that "walk", but these people just completely ruined their lives for feeding and shooting birds. white wing limit needs to be raised in certain areas anwyway. or have a white wing limit aside from your 15 mourning doves

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#6909856 - 10/05/17 11:05 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: Txduckman]
blackcoal Offline
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Registered: 01/19/12
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Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Originally Posted By: Txduckman
Originally Posted By: blackcoal
Possible chance they will just get a reprimand. Maybe not even that... Warden Fried might have been part of the group.


I am sure they turn themselves in just to make the TPWD field notes. What have you gotten tickets for???

https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/release...7&nrsearch=


What is your point with the release report? Do you not know about Warden Fried?
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#6909896 - 10/05/17 11:51 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
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I am glad they were caught.
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#6909899 - 10/05/17 11:55 AM Re: This Is Baiting [Re: ndhunter]
TooLow Offline
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Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 6452
Loc: Deep Ellum, TX
Stupid idiots

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