Wildlife Archery Violations Lawyer
Archery hunting is perhaps the fastest growing aspect of the outdoor industry.
The challenge, the time of year and a host of other factors make pursuing
an animal with a primitive weapon a thrilling experience. Archery hunting,
however, includes incredible risks for wildlife violations.
Waste. The temperature during many archery hunts in the west can reach 80 degrees
or more. In these conditions, game meat will spoil within a few hours
if not handled properly. If a hunter leaves a portion of the animal at
the kill site, a Wildlife Officer may assume that the hunter chose not
to pack out edible portions in violation of State Law.
Willful Destruction. Although no hunter wants to wound an animal with an arrow, it inevitably
happens. A hunter may then pursue the animal only to find the carcass
completely spoiled. The hunter may still choose to retrieve the trophy
parts (i.e. the antlers). A Wildlife Officer may cite the hunter for Willful
Destruction if he or she believes the edible portions of the animal were
Selecting a lawyer who understands these issues is integral to your defense.
Don't make the mistake of hiring a basic criminal defense attorney
to protect your hunting privileges.