A North Bay area man has to pay a hefty fine for illegally hunting a moose.
Jeff Gagne of Rutherglen was found guilty and fined $1,000 for illegally killing a bull moose during the closed season. He shot and killed the moose near Mattawa in early October, 2012, a week before the season opened. The moose was seized and forfeited to the Crown.
The case was heard in North Bay on August 19th. For more information on hunting regulations, visit the Ontario Hunting Regulations summary at ontario.ca/hunting.