Poaching http://boisestatepublicradio.org en North Idaho Poachers Taking Heavy Toll On Game http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/north-idaho-poachers-taking-heavy-toll-game <p></p><p>State wildlife officials in northern Idaho say poachers are killing far more game animals than wolves.</p><p>Officials tell the <a href="http://bit.ly/1jdj31p" target="_blank">Lewiston Tribune</a> that last year in northern Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.</p><p>Officials say a realistic detection rate is 5 percent, meaning poachers are likely killing about 600 elk, 80 moose, 260 mule deer and 1,000 whitetail.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:16:48 +0000 Associated Press 43713 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org North Idaho Poachers Taking Heavy Toll On Game Idaho Wildlife Advocate Pleads Guilty To Poaching http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/idaho-wildlife-advocate-pleads-guilty-poaching <p></p><p>The Idaho director for the wildlife advocacy group Greater Yellowstone Coalition has pleaded guilty to poaching two elk.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/SxHTxs">The Idaho State Journal reports</a> Marv Hoyt is currently on vacation and will retire from his post at the end of the year. Hoyt pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor charges of unlawful taking of game and wasteful destruction of wildlife. Prosecutors said Hoyt only had one elk tag but that he killed three cow elk during a November hunting trip in Caribou County.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:07:10 +0000 Associated Press 37188 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Idaho Wildlife Advocate Pleads Guilty To Poaching Plea Deal For Washington Couple In Wolf Poaching Case http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/plea-deal-washington-couple-wolf-poaching-case <p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">A couple from Twisp, Wash., has accepted a plea deal in a wolf poaching case. Under the agreement with federal prosecutors, Tom White and his wife will not face jail time. </font></p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:03:08 +0000 Jessica Robinson 4347 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org