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Tue., Nov. 16, 2010, 2:26 p.m.

Idaho F&G seeks taunting poacher

Idaho Fish & Game is seeking help to identify a poacher who's been taunting the agency; here's the AP's report:  BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Fish and Game is seeking help in identifying the person who wrote to the agency bragging about recently poaching a deer. On Nov. 12, the agency received a letter from "Poacher X" that included photos of a buck the writer reported poaching in northern Idaho. "Poacher X" wrote of plans to illegally kill a pronghorn and a turkey in the state and promised to forward pictures of those kills as well. The letter had an Everett, Wash., postmark. Anyone with information may call Citizen's Against Poaching at 1-800-632-5999, 24-hours a day. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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