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Poachers leave a moose to waste

A bull moose was shot off Highway 642 between Silver Dollar and Sioux Lookout.
Moose hidden under stump
Conservation officers took this photo of the spot north of Ignace where a moose carcass was hidden under a tree stump and root (MNDMNRF)

IGNACE, Ont. — The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry is asking for the public's help to track down the people who killed a moose and left it to rot.

The incident happened sometime between Nov. 1 and Nov. 11, 2021 north of Ignace.

The remains of a bull moose that had been shot were discovered near the Tower Road, off Highway 642 between Silver Dollar and Ignace.

Conservation officers found the carcass under a tree stump and root where it had spoiled.

The MNDMNRF says anyone with information that may help identify those responsible should call its Tips Line at 1-877-847-7667, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.


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