NEW in 2019: you can now TEXT reports of wildlife crimes to our TIP hotline at 1-800-POACHER (762-2437)!
Quickly and easily report wildlife crimes the moment you see them by texting photos of suspects, vehicles, or signs of the violation to the TIP hotline. Remember to include the county and the specific location of the violation, along with details about what happened and who was involved.
Ohio’s Turn In a Poacher (TIP) program is helping to curtail poaching throughout the state. TIP is designed to involve the public and help you easily report wildlife violations. You can also report your observation by calling the toll-free number or using the contact form online at wildohio.gov/TIP.