Operation Game Thief Provides Missourians Resource to Report Hunting Violations

Every year hunting violations, such as poaching, occur in Missouri. Macon County Conservation Agent Jared Kelly says the state’s Operation Game Thief hotline helps curb these issues.

With Missouri’s spring turkey season underway, the potential for poaching increases. Kelly details some of the more common things reported this time of year.

Anyone who witnesses a hunting violation is encouraged to call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111.