Theresa Vail Pleads Guilty

Theresa Vail, a former beauty queen who hosted an adventure TV show has pleaded guilty to killing an Alaska grizzly bear without a state tag.

Theresa Vail was sentenced Wednesday.  Her sentence includes one year of probation and a $750 fine.

A charging document says Theresa Vail, on a guided hunt, held a single bear tag and shot a bear. When she attempted to kill it with a second shot, it says, she killed a second bear.

Theresa Vail

Theresa Vail

It says the master guide was contacted and a collective decision was made to fly out another tag, which Vail said she signed but backdated at the master guide’s request.

Vail hosted the Outdoor Channel series “Limitless with Theresa Vail.”