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Maritimes region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
Frank Vaughn Wilson

Amherst, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s33
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of clams
Softshell clams $352.50 Fine
2016/10/28
Robert D. Venus

Springhill, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s34
Catch and retain undersize clams
Softshell clams $730.85 Fine 2016/10/28
Lionel John Shea

Great Village,
Colchester CO., N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s4(1)
Fishing without a license
Softshell clams $352.50 Fine 2016/10/28
Chad Stuart
Lord's Cove, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
Possession of any female lobster with eggs attached
Lobster $4,500.00 Fine 2016/10/21
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine
Steven Richard Pyke

Glace Bay, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s20(4)(c)
No person shall stop or hinder fish from entering or passing through any fishway, or from surmounting any obstacle or leap
Gaspereau $2,500.00 Fine
Plus court costs and victim surcharge = $2993.95. Forfeiture of 660 lbs of gaspereau valued at $363.00. As well the following items: 2 totepans, 1 yellow plastic bucket and 1 pair of Ranpro Airlock Ultra boots. No assigned value to items.
2016/10/19
Charles Edward Murrant                    

Port Morien, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations
Halibut $2,500.00 Fine
Plus forfeiture 81.3 lbs filleted, processed halibut.                      Two tubs trawl gear, 4 anchors, 4 coils rope and 2 fishpans valued at $712.40.
2016/10/19
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Halibut $2,500.00 Fine
John Keith Murrant                    

Port Morien, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations
Halibut  $2,500.00 Fine 2016/10/19
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Halibut $2,500.00 Fine
Terry Kenneth Garrison

Sambro, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Halibut $3,500.00 Fine 2016/10/18
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Halibut $3,500.00 Fine
Plus licence suspension (April 01, 2017 to April 21, 2017)
and forfeiture of catch valued at $2,966.50.
Kenneth Greene                                     

Grand Manan, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card
Lobster $150.00 Fine 2016/10/18
Jason  Philip  McGray
Grand Manan, N.B.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine 2016/10/18
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
Possession of any female lobster with eggs attached
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine
Brent Owen Chisholm

Plympton, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Scallop $1,000.00 Fine 2016/10/17
Hao Tran

Sydney, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s17(2)
No person shall possess at any time more fish of a species taken by recreational fishing in accordance with these Regulations, except for salmon, than the applicable daily fishing quota for that species prescribed by these Regulations
Striped Bass $300.00 Fine
Plus victim surcharge and court cost = $467.50. Forfeiture of 6 striped bass. No value assigned.
2016/10/13
David Leslie Parrell

Bridgetown, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Groundfish $1,000.00 Fine 2016/10/07
Ralph Kelly Taylor                                         

Georges River, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13.1(1)(b)
No person shall use a vessel, and no owner of a vessel shall permit another person to use that vessel, to transport any species of fresh fish referred to in these Regulations unless the use of that vessel to transport that species is authorized by a licence
Halibut $11,000 Fine   2016/10/06
Barry Davis Lewis

Five Islands, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s34
Catch and retain undersize clams.
Softshell clams $368.60 Fine 2016/10/05
Michael Guilford Hayes

Cottage Cove, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Groundfish $2,500.00 Fine 2016/10/03
Robert Alan Costelo
Cape North, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass.
Striped Bass $200.00 Fine 2016/09/28
Joshua A. Demerchant

Lower Brighton, N.B.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s16(1)
No person shall angle for any species of fish in the waters set out in column I of Schedule IV by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.
Salmon $304.50 Fine 2016/09/27 
Jennifer C. Lee

Lower Brighton, N.B.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s16(1)
No person shall angle for any species of fish in the waters set out in column I of Schedule IV by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.
Salmon $304.50 Fine 2016/09/27
Ryan Bennett E. Fudge
Grand Manan, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card.
Lobster $150.00 Fine 2016/09/20
John Flight
Cottlesville, N.L.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $1,200.00 Fine 2016/09/20
Shane Boyde

Robert's Arm, N.L.
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Lobster $1,200.00 Fine 2016/09/20
Brandon Michael Allen Madden

Yarmouth, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41(2)(a)
No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for gaspereau in the waters set out in column I of Schedule V (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III;

Gaspereau $1,250.00 Fine
and forfeiture of F-150 truck
2016/09/20

Fisheries Act, s20(4)(e)

No person shall fish in any manner within 23m downstream from the lower entrance to any fishway, obstruction or leap.

Gaspereau $1,250.00 Fine
Robert Jordan Surette

Yarmouth, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41(2)(a)
No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for gaspereau in the waters set out in column I of Schedule V (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III;
Gaspereau $1,250.00 Fine 2016/09/20
Fisheries Act, s20(4)(e)
No person shall fish in any manner within 23m downstream from the lower entrance to any fishway, obstruction or leap.
Gaspereau $1,250.00 Fine
Regean Duberger Robitaille

South Ohio, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $1,200.00 Fine 2016/09/20
Stewart Havelock Taylor

Digby, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Scallop $2,500.00 Fine
and forfeiture of truck and 712 lbs of scallops (sold for $10,680)
2016/09/19
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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
Scallop $2,000.00 Fine
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Scallop $2,000.00 Fine
Paul Kevin Cormier

New Victoria, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine 2016/09/19
Kevin Gerrard Cormier

New Victoria, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine
and forfeiture of lobster traps and 1156 lbs of lobsters (sold for $6,936.00 ) plus a 4 day suspension of lobster license and personal fishing license commencing October 14, 2016 at 8:44 a.m. up to and including October 17, 2016 at 8:44 a.m.
2016/09/19
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Failed to return all incidentally caught fish to the water forthwith.
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Failed to have on board the vessel a complete and legible record of fishing  gear tags form as provided with the licence.
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine
Allan Joseph Corporon

Arcadia, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $4,000.00 Fine 2016/09/06
Anthony Edward Veinot

Tantallon, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Halibut $1,500.00 Fine 2016/09/07
Danny Gary Saulnier

Pinkney's Point, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s53(c) 
No person shall have in his possession in a Crab Fishing Area, any crab part or crab meat separated from the carapace of a crab.
Crab $500.00 Fine 2016/09/06
Mathew Wayne Robicheau

Digby, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s22(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.
Scallop $1,500.00 Fine 2016/09/02
Rickey Harley Lombard

Meteghan Center, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(b)
Possess any lobster during a closed time unless the lobster is being transported under the authority of a fish transporting licence.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2016/09/02
Ryan E. Hennessey

Halifax, NS
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(b)
Possess any lobster during a closed time unless the lobster is being transported under the authority of a fish transporting licence.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2016/08/31
Jacob Edward Jacquard
Yarmouth, NS
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations s41(2)(a)
Fishing for gaspereau during the yearly close time
Gaspereau $2,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 1,119 gaspereau, 1 dipnet, 2 buckets, 1 fish scoop, 2 lobster totes, and several gaspereau bags
2016/08/30
Nathaniel Pierre d'Entremont

Lower West Pubnico, NS
Fisheries Act s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Gaspereau $500.00 Fine 2016/08/30
Randy Douglas d'Entremont

Lower West Pubnico, NS
Fisheries Act s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Gaspereau $500.00 Fine 2016/08/30
James William McLean

Hackett's Cove, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations s22(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
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2016/08/26
Darrell Elmer Countway

West Dover, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations s22(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
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2016/08/24
Lionel John Young

West Dover, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations s22(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
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2016/08/24
David Wayne Morash

Glen Haven, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations s22(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
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2016/08/24
Matthew John Beals

Yarmouth, NS
Management of  Contaminated Fisheries Regulations s3(2)
In respect of an area, no person shall, in that area, fish for or catch and retain any species of fish specified in the order.
Clams $500.00 Fine 2016/08/23
Graham Charles Spinney

Glenwood, NS
Atlantic Fishery Regulations s115(2)   
No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.
Lobster $1,500.00 Fine 2016/08/22
Johnny Wade Penney

Shelburne, NS
Atlantic Fishery Regulations s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Lobster $2,500.00 Fine 2016/08/22
Jamie Mark Doucette

Arcadia, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations s22(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 

Inaccurate hail of scallops
Scallops $2,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 164 pounds of scallops
2016/08/22
Josh Terrence Brown

Grand Manan, New Brunswick
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 14(1)(a) Fishing without a Fisher's Registration Card Lobster $150.00 Fine

 
2016/08/16
Robert England
Sussex, New Brunswick
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 14(1)(a) Fishing without a Fisher's Registration Card Lobster $150.00 Fine 2016/08/16
John D. Fullerton

Ottawa, Ontario
Atlantic Fishery Regulations Section 57(1)(a)
Fishing for lobster during closed time

Atlantic Fishery Regulations Section 59(3)
Possession of female lobster with eggs attached
Lobster $3,000.00 Fine 
plus forfeiture of one (1) lobster trap

$2,000.00 Fine
2016/08/15
George Victor Fry

Tusket, NS
Fishery General Regulations s22(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

Fish with or have onboard, lobster trap without valid tag
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of lobster valued at $2,107.00
2016/08/15
Thomas Frederick Ellis

Granville Ferry, NS
Fishery General Regulations s22(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

Failure to hail out

Fishery General Regulations s22(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

Failure to hail in
HalibutHalibut $1,500.00 Fine

$1,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 282 lbs of Halibut valued at $2,256
2016/08/08