On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, Hudson Bay Conservation Officers received a TIP call that an animal had been shot and left, approximately 11km west of Bertwell, SK, on the north side of Highway 23. Officers attended the scene and located a bull elk, approximately 200 yards into an open field. The elk was wounded initially, a vehicle then drove up to the bull elk and it was shot again, then left to waste. Officers determined the bull elk was shot in the morning of December 19th, 2017. Some evidence was collected at the scene.
If you have any information, call the toll-free Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Turn In Poachers Line 1-800-667-7561 or #5555 from a Sasktel cellphone (phone calls only, no text messages). You can also report online at saskatchewan.ca/tip. Remember, you can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to a conviction.