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Stiff Fines for Salmon Poachers

Francis White of St. Georges has been convicted on two separate counts of violating the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations. Mr. White was convicted on April 15, 2015 in Stephenville Provincial Court for netting inland waters and for failing to comply with a previous court order banning him from being at or near inland waters for 1 year. He received a sentence of 20 days jailtime, a fine of $750 per count and was prohibited for five years from being on at or near inland waters. ...

Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Jail Time

An investigation by officers with the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division into salmon poaching on the Northern Peninsula has led to a conviction and jail time for an individual from the area. In June 2013, officers from the Roddickton detachment received a complaint from the public related to an alleged commercialized salmon poaching operation. With the assistance of the RCMP and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division established a surveillance ...

New Conservation Measures for Atlantic Salmon Recreational Angling Throughout Gulf Region

Acting on a first series of recommendations made by the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic salmon, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced April 7 new conservation measures for Atlantic salmon recreational angling throughout the Gulf region, in 2015. These new conservation measures are also supported by key stakeholders, including the Atlantic Salmon Federation, the New Brunswick Salmon Council, the Nova Scotia Salmon Association and the Miramichi Salmon ...