day : 15/04/2015 2 results

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 ...

Lobster Fishery Opening Area 10

DFO advises that the lobster fishery, in Lobster Fishing Area 10 will open at 0600hrs on Saturday April 18, 2015 and close at 2000hrs on Saturday, June 27, 2015 (10 weeks). Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the announced opening date. Fish harvesters are advised that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licencing System (NOLS). DFO reminds Lobster fish ...