Bryant Eaton of Trout Creek faces 18 fish and game charges including 5 charges of taking of game animals during a closed season, 5 charges of unlawfully using artificial light to take game animals, and 5 charges of possessing and transporting unlawfully killed game animals. Eaton also faces two counts of waste of a game animal and one count of unlawfully obtaining a license when his privileges were suspended. Court records show Eaton’s hunting privileges are currently suspended for a previous fish and game violation. Eaton has entered a not guilty plea and is scheduled to appear before Sanders County Justice of the Peace Don Strine at a later date.
Stuart Mitchell of Thompson Falls was also charged with 13 counts of similar violations, including 5 counts of possessing and transporting unlawfully killed game animals, 3 counts of unlawfully using artificial light to take game animals, 3 counts of taking game animals during a closed season and 2 counts of waste of a game animal. Mitchell entered a guilty plea to all 13 charges and has been ordered to pay over $6000 in fines and restitution and received a lifetime suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping privileges. Mitchell was also ordered to serve a day in jail for each of the 13 charges.
Teresa Schimmel of Thompson Falls was charged with 4 counts of possessing unlawfully killed game animals and for the unlawful sale of game animals. Schimmel also entered a guilty plea to 5 charges and was ordered to pay $1925 in fines and received a lifetime suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping privileges. Schimmel was ordered to serve a day in jail for each of the 5 charges.
(Report by John Fraley, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks – Region 1)
Hypocrisy in and Upside-down World (with Colonel Smoothbore)
Forest Service signs final Decision for Yellowstone Pipe Out-of-Service Abandonment Project
By Moosetrack Megan
Find a Christmas Tree on Flathead National Forest This Year
Crystal Cedar Project Near Columbia Falls Moves Forward
Yellowstone seeks comments on a proposal to provide Wi-Fi for park visitors and employees
Yellowstone visitation statistics for October 2019
Yellowstone releases 2018 Visitor Use Survey Study
Gremlins Attack – Listen to Last Weeks Show 11/16/19
By Kamp Cook
Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 11/16/19
By Montana Grant
The ONE THING!!!
Deer found by Hunter Stuck in Time
Mule Deer is Suspect for CWD in Hunting District 400
Experts say wolves spread CWD [VIDEO]
Lt. Governor Cooney announces 2019 Good Neighbor Awards
WOW! Buck sheds both antlers at the same time! [VIDEO]
Outdoor Report by Neal Cote with Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors 11.13.19
Montana Buck Fight [VIDEO]
Hungry for hunting AND breakfast? Tune into Hunters’ Breakfast!
Missoula Hunter Shoots a GIGANTIC Mule Deer!
No TAG SOUP for Kamp Cook
Info sought on moose poached near Warm Springs
Central to Eastern Montana Fishing Report 11.13.19
Moose tests positive for CWD near Troy