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Fish Poachers Caught at Milford

KSAL Staff - October 12, 2015 10:51 am

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism photo

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism photo

State and local law enforcement have cited several people for fishing violations at  Milford Reservoir.

According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, game wardens and the Geary County Sheriff’s Office have been working on over limit of wiper  complaints for the past several months at Milford.

A wiper is a hybrid with a striped bass / white bass. The daily limit for wipers is two per day.

Some of the cases making it through court recently include:

  • Subject found guilty for 39 wipers over limit, fines and court costs = $258 and not allowed to fish in Kansas for one year.
  • Subject found guilty for one wiper over limit and obstruction of justice for hiding a wiper from officers, fines and court costs = $913 and not allowed to fish in Kansas for one year.

Cases still pending prosecution include:

  • Four subjects found in possession of 85 wipers.
  • Four (separate) subjects found in possession of 22 wipers.

 

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism photo

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism photo

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