Cumberland Times-News

Outdoors

December 29, 2012

Mountaineer pays $20 ‘orange’ fine

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University mascot Jonathan Kimble says he has paid a $20 hunting citation and he hopes the issue is in the past.

The Division of Natural Resources cited Kimble for failure to wear blaze orange when he killed a black bear in Pendleton County on Dec. 3 with the musket that’s part of his costume.

Kimble tells The Dominion Post that he paid the fine last week.

The kill was legal but it triggered an outcry after Kimble posted a video online. The musket can fire ammunition but it fires only gunpowder at WVU events.

Kimble has since agreed to stop hunting with the musket.

 

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