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.
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