A former Cooper Landing fishing guide was charged last week with stealing from nearly 70 clients by failing to provide trips booked with his guiding business in 2010 and 2011. Thomas W. Murray, the owner of Wise Guide Outfitters of Cooper Landing, was alleged to have failed to provide package-deal fishing vacations that included transportation to and from Anchorage and Cooper Landing, five full days of guided fishing trips, all meals, six nights lodging as well as camp fires and sightseeing tours, according to an Alaska State Troopers press release.
Deputy Chief Game Warden Steve Albert holds a set of bull elk antlers being held as evidence at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno, Nev., Sept. 30, 2004. The elk was poached by an out-of-state hunter using a fraudulent hunting tag, according state wildlife officials.
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