Wonder what your thoughts are on this. I am going to tell the truth about what happened and assuming you believe me what would you do in this case. During the doe only hunt October 15th I shot a doe from my porch October 15th. I was cooking sausage and saw the big doe out of my window. I shot the doe in the neck and she fell instantly. I pulled out my hunting license and filled out the tag. I checked the deer in using my phone app and wrote the check number on the tag (while waiting on sausage to finish). I finished cooking my breakfast and ate it. I got my deer cleaning gear and moved the doe 50 feet or so to my cleaning rack and skinned and cleaned the deer. I then took the deer to a local processor and ask him if he wanted the tag. He told me no he just wanted the information copied off of my tag to his labels. I picked the deer up the next day. I forgot about the deer for the most part other than eating it lol. Here is where the game warden comes into play. A buddy and I were duck hunting at White Oak lake on November 24th. The GW’s showed up to check us. Which as far as duck hunting we were legal because we both try to be on every possible way. They checked everything and when the game warden looked at my hunting licenses he saw that I had a tag that was completely filled out but obviously not torn from the original. He wrote me for “Not Properly Tagging Game”. I do understand where it states in the AGFC rule book and understand what I had done wrong. I also understand that a lot of people try to keep their tags and never check a deer in. In order to kill more deer. I could not have possibly have done that since the deer was checked in re using that tag would make me check in 7 deer and that would be insane. Besides I will never kill 6 deer in a year not enough freezer. I’m not saying the GW was wrong to write me the ticket as I did not follow the book to the letter. However I do feel it was a bit harsh to give me 12 points and $375 fine for something that was clearly not intentional. Every deer I have killed in the woods I attach to deer. But based on this situation as I was cleaning it at my home. I didn’t see the point to attach to deer then take back off while cleaning the deer. I have had Tags fall off while cleaning and its very disgusting to dig through guts to find a tag. I have read every possible thing on rules and I know what I had done wrong. Also the bulletin that came out on the 15th of November was too late for me. If I would have seen this I would have torn the tag off of my license.