Poaching is on the rise in Maine November 12, 2012

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Poaching is on the rise in Maine November 12, 2012 WCSH-TV
... Operation Game Thief averages 350 calls a year.  This year there have been more than 320 calls including more than 100 last week.  Simmons says it wouldn't be so bad if people were poaching for economic reasons.  "I haven't met anyone yet who is starving for deer meet. I think they're thrill killers.  That's been the reason for years and years."  The toll free number for Operation Game Thief is 1-800-ALERT-US.

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