Central and Arctic region

To report suspicious fishing activity or habitat violations, please contact the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office, or call the 24-hour, toll-free "Observe, Record Report line" at  1-800-222-8477.

Central and Arctic region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Convictions
Donna Garrison
Yellowknife, NT
NTFR s37.1(1)
Fishing with barbed hooks
Recreational Walleye $100 fine 2019-07-29
NTFR s5(1)
Fishing without a licence
$100 fine
Allan Jacob Spencer
Hay River, NT
NTFR s35(b)
Fishing with too many lines
Recreational Lake Trout $250 fine and forfeiture of the lake trout seized in the investigation 2019-07-29
NTFR s37.1(1)
Fishing with barbed hooks
$150 fine and forfeiture of the lake trout seized in the investigation
Brian Abbott
Yellowknife, NT
FGR 22(7)
No person carrying out any activity under the authority of a licence shall contravene or fail to comply with any condition of the licence. To wit, failure to completely and accurately complete logbook.
Whitefish, Trout, and unknown species $900 fine 2019-06-17
FGR 22(7)
No person carrying out any activity under the authority of a licence shall contravene or fail to comply with any condition of the licence. To wit, failure to complete logbook prior to landing fish.
$900 fine
FGR 22(7)
No person carrying out any activity under the authority of a licence shall contravene or fail to comply with any condition of the licence. To wit, failure to submit logbooks to Fisheries and Oceans Canada every 14 days
$900 fine