Rugged Justice

Rugged Justice

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
Keeping the Evergreen State safe for its citizens & wildlife is a key concern for the officers of Washington State’s Department of Fish & Wildlife. This six-part season continues to follow the officers as they travel down winding back roads, up unforgiving mountain terrains and along heavily populated coastal areas of Washington State to protect the land and all that live within it.
Keeping the Evergreen State safe for its citizens & wildlife is a key concern for the officers of Washington State’s Department of Fish & Wildlife. This six-part season continues to follow the officers as they travel down winding back roads, up unforgiving mountain terrains and along heavily populated coastal areas of Washington State to protect the land and all that live within it.

Season 3 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Cougars on the Run

    Original air date: 08/25/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 08/25/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min. Washington's Fish and Wildlife Police search for stranded cougar cubs. In the Seattle harbor, an unsuspecting rock fish poacher is arrested. A hunter driving with a loaded weapon is caught and an officer confronts a family harvesting undersized crabs.

  • 2. Stuck Young Buck

    Original air date: 09/01/2016 Runtime: 41:50 min.

    Original air date: 09/01/2016 Runtime: 41:50 min. A salmon poacher is arrested in Seattle, while in the rainforest an officer deals with an illegal elk kill. A duck hunter with a criminal past and an illegal shotgun is confronted, and a trapped black tail deer is finally freed from a storage compound.

  • 3. Headless Elk

    Original air date: 09/08/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 09/08/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min. Washington State's Fish and Wildlife Police arrest a suspect with a criminal past, investigate a headless elk and crackdown on littering. Commercial Canadian crabbers are caught illegally harvesting crabs in US waters.

  • 4. Law-Breaking Father and Daughter

    Original air date: 09/15/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 09/15/2016 Runtime: 41:49 min. Washington State's Fish and Wildlife Police arrest apprehend a trespassing elk poacher and respond to a call about a sick coyote. A father and his daughter are caught in the act illegally harvesting white fish and a repeat wildlife offender is confronted.

  • 5. Caught On Camera

    Original air date: 09/22/2016 Runtime: 40:49 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/2016 Runtime: 40:49 min. Officer Olson catches repeat offenders poaching more than five times the legal limit of squid. Officer Summit serves a warrant to a bear hunter breaking the law, while a fisherman is confronted for snagging salmon in closed waters.

  • 6. Crabs and a Crack Pipe

    Original air date: 09/29/2016 Runtime: 40:50 min.

    Original air date: 09/29/2016 Runtime: 40:50 min. The Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confront a lying hunter, catch a couple in the act of crab poaching and deal with anglers illegally snagging salmon. Finally, an officer must make a difficult decision regarding a blind mule deer buck.