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Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? #13405581 01/15/20 10:47 PM
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I know you can report violations currently in progress by calling Operation Game Thief, but what about recorded violations? If one were to stumble upon a video of a wildlife crime, is there a way that you could forward it to the proper authorities? Thanks and tight lines!


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13405633 01/15/20 11:43 PM
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I have a snippet of the video here for those curious, but of course to TPWD I'd send the full thing.



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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13405637 01/15/20 11:47 PM
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Call TP&W and tell them what you have. They will want names, location, and dates


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: BillS2006] #13405647 01/16/20 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by BillS2006
Call TP&W and tell them what you have. They will want names, location, and dates


Got all of those - I dunno if anything can be done since it was in September of 2019 but I'll submit it anyways. Thanks Bill! thumb


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13405815 01/16/20 02:36 AM
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My guess is they have already seen it on here since you posted

Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13405824 01/16/20 02:41 AM
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there is a game warden in Austin who's job is watch for violations such as this. Contact them..If you someone post a pic and they have done something illegal they might get a visit form the GW.


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: coachallentca] #13405854 01/16/20 03:14 AM
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Originally Posted by coachallentca
there is a game warden in Austin who's job is watch for violations such as this. Contact them..If you someone post a pic and they have done something illegal they might get a visit form the GW.


+1 clearly can see a violation here


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13406251 01/16/20 04:01 PM
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Yeah that's [censored]!! GW needs to know about this. I know they address and issue citations for violations they see on social media a lot. They'd love to about this one.


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13406855 01/16/20 11:48 PM
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Was that video taken in Texas? Or maybe La.? If in Texas, gettem TP&W!


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: Texas Grown] #13406933 01/17/20 01:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Texas Grown
Was that video taken in Texas? Or maybe La.? If in Texas, gettem TP&W!


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This offense can be filed up to two years after it occurred. By all means, offer it to TPWD and they will assess whether it is a viable case.

Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: Jim Ford] #13407146 01/17/20 04:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Ford
This offense can be filed up to two years after it occurred. By all means, offer it to TPWD and they will assess whether it is a viable case.

Good to know! I've already sent it to the proper authorities. Turns out you can call Operation Game Thief for violations in progress as well as violations after the fact.


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Re: Reporting Fish/Game Violations on Video? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13407159 01/17/20 04:37 AM
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Hope they catch that guy and he gets fined to the MAX! What a idiot! loco


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