4 arrested for the unlawful take of 114 bass

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4 arrested for the unlawful take of 114 bass

Postby WB Staff » Sat May 18, 2019 3:35 am

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JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - An investigation by officers with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police led to the arrest of four people.

According to officials, the subjects were arrested for the unlawful take of 114 bass, in Jackson County.

Officials said they received information of three people, allegedly fishing Burning Star Fish and Wildlife Area.

At a nearby private lake and officials said they identified distinguishing features.

Officers said they contacted the landowner who said the individuals did not have permission to fish the lake.

After interviewing the subjects, officials cited them for fishing without consent of landowner and unlawful take of 76 largemouth bass.

More info and video at Channel 12 news: https://www.kfvs12.com/2019/04/19/arres ... g-bass-il/

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