Illegal Netting of Inland Waters Results in $2,000 Fine and Prohibition for Port Hope Simpson Man
William Ward of Port Hope Simpson has been convicted of netting inland water in contravention of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations.
Ward was convicted in Port Hope Simpson Provincial Court on April 23, 2015 and fined $2,000, prohibited for one year from participating in any recreational fishery and forfeited his fishing net. Part of the evidence used to convict Ward was a trail camera which took pictures of the accused hauling the net.
The Government of Canada is committed ...
5 Year Fishing Ban, $4,000 Fine Each and Vehicle Forfeiture for Boyd’s Cove and Stoneville Poachers
Paul Hodder of Stoneville and Raymond Hodder of Boyd’s Cove have been convicted on two separate counts each for violating Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations and Fishery (General) Regulations.
The Hodders were convicted on March 31, 2015 in Gander Provincial Court for netting inland waters and possessing fish in contravention of the Fisheries (General) Act.
$2,000 fine per count ($4,000 total each)
Forfeiture of six Atlantic salmon, net, hip waders and a 1997 ...