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Alaska hunting guide charged with herding bears to clients

 

August 31, 2017



ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska master hunting guide has been charged with using assistants on snowmobiles to herd grizzly bears toward clients, making it easier for hunters to shoot the animals.

Brian Simpson, 55, of Fairbanks, also is charged with guiding on a national preserve without a permit.

Simpson’s company is Wittrock Outfitters-Alaska. Messages left with the business Thursday and Friday were not returned. Online court

documents do not list his attorney.

Simpson is charged with two counts of aiding in the commission of a state game violation and three counts of guiding on f...



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