By: News Staff
FRENCHBORO, M.A. – Five hunters from Massachusetts, and one hunter from Maine were charged on Saturday after killing 67 snowshoe hares over the daily limit.
According to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, a group of hunters was found on Great Duck Island, an area owned by the Nature Conservatory, with the remains of 87 snowshoe hares.
Officials say the snowshoe hare bag limit for hunters is four, with a possession limit of eight.
The following individuals received summonses:
Carlos Almeida, 47, of Acushnet, M.A.
Antonio Fidalgo, 54 from Acushnet, M.A.
Antonio Borges, 69 from Acushnet, M.A.
Abilio Fernandes, 61 from New Bedford, M.A.
Luis Fidalgo, 52, of North Dartmouth, M.A.
Andrew Mays, 52, of Southwest Harbor, M.E.
No further information is available at this time.
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