Off-Duty Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Apprehend Salmon Poachers
A recent incident in central Newfoundland has led to charges against two individuals for salmon poaching.
On Sunday, August 30, two off duty fish and wildlife enforcement officers encountered two adult males in the Bottom Brook area near Lewisporte who appeared to be illegally jigging salmon.
Upon investigation, the officers discovered that the men were apparently corralling salmon into a pool and then using illegal equipment to jig the fish. When the officers attempted an arrest, one of ...
N.L. Provincial Government Invests More Money in Aquaculture Industry
The Newfoundland and Labrador government is investing $1.5 million in economic infrastructure and an expanding aquaculture industry on the south coast which will see the refurbishment of the Harbour Breton wharf and the introduction of new technology at the town’s fish plant.
This investment will allow the plant to reopen this fall, creating approximately 100 jobs.
As part of the $1.5 million investment:
$1 million will support the Town of Harbour Breton to refurbish the wharf ...