Cutthroat Poachers!!!

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  1. Saltman

    Saltman "Just Fish!"

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    There have been a number of reports of Cutthroat Poachers at Lion's Field lately. Keep an eye out for guys throwing worms carrying stringers of 8" Cutts. REPORT THEM! Remember to get descriptions, license #'s and call the poacher hotline 1-877-933-9847. The State can't do it alone....
     
  2. jcnewbie

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    Maybe you could help us out here a little bit......where is Lions Field? Cedar River...?

    Jc
     
  3. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    Lions field is a park in East Bremerton.

    Dave
     
  4. jcnewbie

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    Tanks...never been there.
     
  5. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    Hang'em high
     
  6. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Some of those signs that Don had should be posted. I'll see if I can get some from Peninsula Outfitters if I'm up that way. Jerks!
     
  7. Don Freeman

    Don Freeman Free Man

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    I just talked about this with my contact at WDFW. Call the Hotline number as soon as you see the violation, and the dispatcher will send the message to all officers currently on duty. Getting the license plate number is golden. Be discreet as possible, I was seen photographing bait fishermen at Munn Lake recently, and the guys took off immediately. Of course they came back at he same time the next day, and were busted, but they usually are bright enough to realize they've been identified. License plate numbers with vehicle description, number, age and gender of poachers seems to the most important details they ask for.

    I have plenty of conservation signs available, and will mail them to you. Even if the sign doesn't prevent determined poachers, posting one on site prevents claiming ignorance of the regs.

    Keep up the good work.
     
  8. d. rose

    d. rose Live to fish, fish to live.

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    Don,

    Awesome job. Thank you for your diligence, these guys are scum.
     
  9. TD

    TD Active Member

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    Nice thing about the signs is that EVERYONE sees them. That gives the potential for anyone on the beach to question their activity. Not everyone knows the difference between a SRC and a Coho or other fish.
     
  10. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

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    Get Mumbles down there! He'll go RAMBO on their asses, take their fish off the stringer and throw them back inthe water, and then smack em' so hard it knocks the taste right out of their mouth! Get em' ED!
     
  11. colton rogers

    colton rogers wishin' i was fishin'

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    cant someone just ya know... take em to the alley?:D
     
  12. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Damn Jeff, you've got a great memory. Don't think I've not passed through that area for a "walk" a couple of times since Saltman's post. Remember, that was not my finest moment and the fish was on the lure, not on the stringer.
     
  13. Blktailhunter

    Blktailhunter Active Member

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    Ok, don't leave us hanging. . Now you must tell us the story.
     
  14. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Blktailhunter, not one of my more rational or shining moments. If you really want to know read this: I lost my cool today
    I could have handled things a lot differently. My friend could have too. I guess it is better to be lucky, and I was.
    I've still got that blue fox pixie around somewhere.
     
  15. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man (NFR)

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    Shit, I haven't fished in or around Bremerton since I was about 14. I'm 75 now.