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Hunting season's dark side



Stowe Reporter - 10:47 am Fri Nov 30th, 2012

Wardens battle lamentable Vermont poaching tradition
They have been called miscreants, outlaws, poachers, deer-jackers, game hogs and, certainly, worse.

Ever since Vermont's first fish and wild game law was passed in 1779, the lure of venison and the thrill of an illicit hunt has brought out the worst, not to mention the wiliest, of humankind: people hell-bent on taking a deer, any time, any which way.

Peruse old stories and historical documents on deer hunting and you'll find no shortage of opprobrium, scorn and lament about the poaching fraternity.

Read the whole story in the Stowe Reporter: http://www.stowetoday.com/stowe_reporter/news/arti...

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Coventry, VT 05825 (Set as Local)
Granville, VT 05747 (Set as Local)
Calais, VT 05648 (Set as Local)
Plainfield, VT 05650 (Set as Local)
Essex, VT 05452 (Set as Local)
Chelsea, VT 05038 (Set as Local)
Stowe, VT 05672 (Set as Local)
Waterbury, VT 05676 (Set as Local)

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