A Gillette man who poached a bull elk at a walk-in area and then left most of the carcass to waste must pay $4,500 in restitution and will have his hunting privileges suspended for two years.

Jacob Bloom pleaded guilty to waste or abandonment of a big game animal. Circuit Judge Wendy Bartlett placed him on six months of probation in addition to the restitution.

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Ktracy

As always I think minimums of hunting losses are to small. Should be 5 to 10 years these are privileges that are abused and are taken lightly by these individuals make it painful and substantial.

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