A recent press release listed the names of four waterfowl poachers from Indiana, who, on September 25, 2012 shot 66 white geese over their limit, failed to retrieve 8 geese (two were still alive), and tried to hide 11 geese in a nearby marsh. Total fines were $8000.00 and all four had their hunting licenses pulled for one year. Named were Ralph Downing Jr., Thomas J. Ehrsam, Thomas A Vater, and Kevin D. Stratton. The incident took place near Zelma Saskatchewan. Court prceedings were completed on September 27, 2012 at the Saskatoon Provincial Court. The "hunters" had been under surveillance by Wardens during their hunt.
This type of behavior by fellow Americans traveling to Saskatchewan cannot be tolerated. We are guests in the country of Canada. Please help police our own. If you hunters who travel to Canada witness a violation, please call the Wardens and provide them with the information they need to apprehend the violators.