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Conservation Police Share Common Violations They Are Encountering

ILLINOIS CONSERVATION POLICE ARE BUSY THIS FALL HUNTING SEASON AND ARE LETTING THE PUBLIC KNOW ABOUT SOME OF THE MOST COMMON VIOLATIONS THEY ENCOUNTER. 

 

CONSERVATION POLICE CHECK MANY HUNTERS DURING THE SEASON, MAKING SURE LAWS AND RULES ARE FOLLOWED. OFFICER ZACH WILLIAMS SAYS ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS IS HUNTERS NOT HAVING THE PROPER PAPERWORK.

 

 

WILLIAMS SAYS OTHER COMMON VIOLATIONS INCLUDE NOT WEARING THE REQUIRED BLAZE ORANGE OR PINK OUT IN THE FIELD, USING AN UNPLUGGED SHOTGUN AND FAILING TO TAG THE DEER IMMEDIATELY AFTER HARVEST.

 

 

WILLIAMS ADDS THEY ALSO SEE PROBLEMS WITH HUNTERS NOT TAGGING THEIR DEER HARVEST RIGHT AWAY, HUNTERS USING AN UNPLUGGED SHOTGUN OR ILLEGALLY TRANSPORTING FIREARMS.

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