Wardens are seeking the public’s assistance to help solve a case of a bull elk that
was killed and left to waste in the Delano Range in Hunt Unit 081. The bull was
found west of Division Canyon approximately 150 yards north of the Thousand
Springs Road between the Winecup Ranch and the Gambel Ranch.
believe the bull was shot sometime between Friday, November 17, and Sunday
morning, November 19,” said Nick Brunson, Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW)
Game Warden. “Another bull was shot and
harvested in close proximity of the one that was left to waste.”
also said that tire tracks led to the bull that was harvested, where the head
and meat were removed, then continued on to within 10 feet of the second bull
that was left to waste. It is believed that the same party shot both bulls.
were a lot of hunters in the area who might have seen something,” explains
Brunson. “We hope that someone will come
forward with information that will help us solve this crime. It is a senseless
act that should have people upset.”
is a $1,000 reward from Operation Game Thief (OGT) for information leading to a
conviction of this crime. Witnesses may
call OGT at (800) 992-3030 to report information on this or any other wildlife
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