Example: Urgent Need for Trapper ID on Traps

Reno Gazette Journal December 18, 2012 NDOW trying to find person trapping illegally in Thomas Creek area; captured bobcat released The Nevada Department of Wildlife discovered several illegal traps near Thomas Creek southwest of Reno in early December, including one...

Blaming the Victim

June 30, 2012 Told in person My husband and I were chukar hunting near Gerlach a few years ago. One of our dogs got caught in a trap. We managed to free him, only to have him step in another trap nearby. This experience hastened the onset of arthritis in his...

Trapper Points Gun at Dog Owner

April 22, 2012 personal conversation: I was out with my hunting dog, a Brittany Spaniel, January 2012. We were in the mountains west of Pleasant Valley. She was suddenly caught in a leghold trap by her front leg. I was able to open the trap myself. Along came a...

Two Dogs Caught in Separate Traps

Dec. 1, 2011 Email: I had gotten in touch with Wildlife a few weeks ago when we came upon a bobcat stuck in a trap.  They explained the law, and it was about 96 hours before the bobcat was removed. The next time out, we had one dog caught in a new trap, not far...