It is truly awful that illegal hunting occurs up in this neck of the woods, and still when it happens, hunters are basically given a fine tantamount to a slap on the wrists.

Illegal hunting, forged documents and exporting wildlife lead to $11K fine

MNR Media Release Two Wisconsin men have pleaded guilty and been fined a total of $11,000 for a number of infractions. Reid Viertel of West Allis was fined $1,000 for wolf hunting without a licence, $750 for having a void export licence, $750 for unlawfully exporting a black bear from Ontario, $2,000 for bear hunting without a licence and $1,500 for two counts of making a false statement to a conservation officer.