Reward tops $15,000 for Jackson County poached wolf

December 13, 2023

UPDATE: Oregon Wildlife Coalition is offering an additional $10,000 and Oregon Hunters Association is offering an additional $600, for a total of $15,600 reward for information that leads to a citation or arrest.


PORTLAND, Oregon — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) related to the death of a federally protected gray wolf in southwest Oregon. On November 13, a radio collared male gray wolf known as OR 125 was found dead near Union Creek, Oregon.

It is a violation of the Endangered Species Act to kill a gray wolf, which is listed as endangered in the western two-thirds of Oregon. The incident is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with the assistance of the Oregon State Police.

Anyone with information about this case should call the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at (503) 682-6131, or Oregon State Police Dispatch at (800) 452-7888, *OSP (*677) or email at TIP@osp.oregon.gov. Callers may remain anonymous.

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