Guide Caught Driving Deer With Boats And Dogs

A Fort Frances, Ontario, hunting guide who catered to American clients has been fined after admitting that he used dogs and motorboats to drive deer toward his clients, who would shoot the deer while they were swimming, according to a story by the Duluth News Tribune.

Ontario guideAccording to the report, Grant Gustafson, 42, went on a tear before he pleaded guilty to hunting swimming deer, chasing deer with a motorboat, discharging a firearm from a motorboat, unlawfully hunting wolves, killing moose without a license, attaching a game seal to a moose that had been killed by another person, using an illegal firearm and making a false statement to a Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officer.

Gustafson — who has a record trophy whitetail deer to his credit — was fined $40,000 Canadian ($38,976 American) and is banned from hunting for 10 years and from guiding hunters for two years, the paper reported.