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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. Penalties: $2,000 fine per count ($4,000 total each) Forfeiture of six Atlantic salmon, net, hip waders and a 1997 ...

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 ...