By Cody O'Hara
"It is one of our number one violations that we always try to work through," said Janet Milek the Wyoming Game and Fish Public Information Specialist.
Wyoming game and fish wardens take poaching very seriously.
"They can see high fines, they can see restitution, they can see their privileges suspended, not just in Wyoming, but in 38 other states in addition to Wyoming," said Carol Havlik the Wildlife Law Enforcement Coordinator.
Poaching is violating state laws regarding fish, big game and anything in between.
"There are definitely those people who are intentional poachers and they know exactly what they are doing and that it’s a wrong act, but there is always people who may be poaching who are not aware," said Milek.
Officials ask you to give their poaching hotline a call if you suspect someone is poaching.
"If they call in on the stop poaching phone line, that is immediately dispatched to the nearest warden available," said Havlik.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted 24-hours a day, seven days a week online and are immediately sent to a game warden in the field. More....