photo of a white-tailed deer doe standing in a shrubby field
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Avoid "accidental" poaching: Know your target

Yvonne Shaw
December 8, 2020

"I was out hunting near a reserve, and I shot a white-tailed deer. I didn’t know it was a white-tailed deer. The rules don’t say what kind of deer to hunt, they just say a deer, and I shot a deer, but I guess it’s a white-tail. What do I do now?" 

"Do I have to turn myself in to OSP?" -- recent call to ODFW

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