With a generous donation from the local chapter of an Oregon hunting organization, $2,000 is now on offer for info leading to the arrest of whomever flung arrows at several deer in the upper Rogue Valley.
Two and possibly three blacktails with arrows protruding from them have been spotted in the Shady Cove area over the past week.
The injuries to the deer are reported as not life threatening, according to the Oregon State Police.
Hunting season ended months and months ago.
The standing initial reward of $500 from the Turn In a Poacher program, run by the Oregon Hunters Association, was upped by the Rogue Valley Chapter, state police reported this morning.
Tipsters can call the poaching hotline (1-800-452-7888) or Oregon State Police Dispatch (541-776-6111).