Geese Seized After Being Shot Illegally

The Missouri Department of Conservation has issued citations after four different incidents were cited in the killing of snow geese. The shooting of the geese took place in both New Madrid and Pemiscot County. Officials with the department seized 10 hunters and 33 geese in all. The birds were killed along public roads while the hunters shot them from their vehicle. Department officials say, that hunting from a vehicle is prohibited by wildlife code. If anyone sees or suspects a wildlife violation they are asked to contact their local conservation agent or all Operation Game Thief.

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