Moose illegally killed near Silverthorne |

Moose illegally killed near Silverthorne

SILVERTHORNE, Colorado ” State wildlife managers are offering a $1,000 reward in the weekend poaching of a moose north of Silverthorne in the Colorado mountains.

Division of Wildlife spokesman Randy Hampton says the young bull moose was shot Saturday night near Williams Fork Reservoir about 15 miles from Silverthorne.

Investigators say they want to speak with the occupants of a white four-door sedan that was seen in the area.

The DOW says tips can be phone in to its Hot Sulphur Springs office at 970-725-6200, reported anonymously to Operation Game Thief at 877-265-6648 or e-mailed to

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