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Newfoundland and Labrador region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
Cluney Pardy Section 22(7) – Fishery General Regulations – Offloading crab without a dockside monitor present Area 4 Crab $1000.00 fine with 30 days to pay 2017-01-31
   
Musgrave Harbour, NL Forfeiture of seized crab
Paul Winter *Section 5(4) Migratory Birds Regulations -  Hunting migratory birds during closed time  N/A $1000.00 fine with 6 months to pay 2017-01-20
   
Badger’s Quay, NL Prohibited from holding a migratory bird license for one year
Andrew Hunt Jigging and attempting to jig fish in inland waters - Section 10(2) of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations Salmon $1400.00 fine with 6 months to pay 2017-01-11
   
Fort McMurray, AB Prohibited from fishing in inland waters of Newfoundland and Labrador for one year
Roy Pardy Section 57(1)(a) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – fishing during closed time Lobster $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-01-11
  Section 33 Fisheries Act – Possessing fish caught in contravention $500.00 fine with 6 months to pay
Harbour Mille, NL Section 59(2) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – undersized catch $1000.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Derrick Peach Section 53(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations Snow crab $1000.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-01-10
     
Red Harbour, NL Crab in possession that was less than 95mm in width Forfeiture of 3 lbs Snow Crab
Bobby Thomas Wild Life Act – Section 27(1) Improperly tagging salmon Salmon $300.00 fine to be paid forthwith 2017-01-06
   
Pollard’s Point, NL 5 year prohibition from holding an inland fishing license
   
  Forfeiture of fly rod and reel, one Atlantic salmon
Robert Legrow  Wild Life Act – Section 27(1) Improperly tagging salmon Salmon $250.00 fine to be paid forthwith 2016-12-20
   
 St Johns, NL Forfeiture of two Atlantic salmon
Clyde Hunt

Wareham, NL
Fishery General Regulations 22(7)
Fishing in a closed area (Conservation Exclusion Zone)
Snow Crab $1000.00 fine with 7 months to pay 2016-12-21
Harvey Anderson

Burin, NL
Section 6(4) Newfoundland Wildlife Regulations – Possession of improperly tagged salmon Salmon $250.00 fine with
30 days to  pay

5 years prohibition from holding inland fishing licence
2016-12-14
Section 33 Fisheries Act – possess fish caught in contravention $250.00 fine with
30 days to  pay
Winston Baker

Grand Bank, NL
Section 6(4)Wildlife Regulations -  improperly tagged salmon Salmon $500.00 fine with
2 months to pay

Forfeitures of rod/reel/lure, 1 Atlantic Salmon
2016-12-14
10(2)                      
Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations – failure to release foul hooked fish
Prohibited from holding an inland fishing licence for a period of 5 years.
Brett Cox

English Harbour West, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations -
Condition of licence -  Misreporting
Groundfish
White Hake
$100.00 fine 2016-12-14
Steward Hodge

Lord’s Cove, NL
Section 6(3)Wildlife Regulations – failure to affix a tag Salmon $600.00 fine with
3 months to pay
2016-12-14
Section 6(4)Wildlife Regulations – improperly tagged salmon Forfeitures of  rod/reel/lure, and 1 Atlantic Salmon
10(2) Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations- failure to release foul hooked fish Prohibited from holding an inland fishing licence for a period of 5 years
Desmond King

Grand Bank, NL
Section 6(3)Wildlife Regulations – improperly tagged salmon Salmon $500.00 fine with
2 months to pay
2016-12-14
10(2)                      
Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulation.- failure to release foul hooked fish
Forfeitures of  Rod/reel/lure

Prohibited from holding an inland fishing licence for a period of 5 years
Martin Burton

Springdale, NL
Section 52(a) Atlantic Fishery Regulations -
Fishing Crab Close Time
Crab $2000.00 fine with 1 year to pay

79(2) Order – 15 minute VMS for all Crab fishing conducted during 2017 season
2016-12-06
Todd House

Hawkes Bay, NL
Exceeding daily bag limit of Groundfish (Recreational) Recreational Groundfish Fishery $750.00 fine with 12 months to pay
One year prohibition from participating in the Recreational Groundfish Fishery

Forfeitures of 1 wooden reel with line and hook attached at a value of $30.00, 1 five gallon plastic bucket, 6 split Atlantic cod, 10 Atlantic cod fillets,
13 fish tongues, and
2 unidentifiable fish
2016-11-29
George Lewis

Joe Batts Arm, NL
Fishery Ground Regulations 22(7) - 
Failed to set Herring gill net at least (1) fathom below the surface of the water
Herring Bait $500.00 fine with 8 months to pay 2016-11-29
Walter Sheppard

Hawkes Bay, NL
Exceeding daily bag limit of Groundfish (Recreational) Recreational Groundfish Fishery $750.00 fine with 12 months to pay One year prohibition from participating in the Recreational Groundfish Fishery

Forfeitures of 1 Wooden reel with hand line and hook valued at $30.00,
6 split Atlantic cod,
9 Atlantic cod fillets, 12 fish tongues, 2 unidentifiable fish
2016-11-29
Lloyd Burry

Eastport, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeding daily amount of capelin to be landed Capelin $900.00 fine and $862.12 clawback for value of excess capelin landed 2016-11-28
Chris Dawson

Labrador City, NL
Section 34 (3) of the Fishery General Regulations - Wasting fish that is suitable for human consumption that was caught for sport purposes Salmon $500.00 with 12 months to pay 2016-11-24
Section 6(3) of the Wildlife Regulations - Did not affix a tag to a fish that was retained $500.00 with 12 months to pay

Prohibited from angling in inland waters for one year
Kenneth Anstey

Summerford, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeding daily limit of capelin Capelin $800.00 fine with 1 year to pay 2016-11-21
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Failure to accurately complete DFO fishing logbook $1000.00 fine with  1 year to pay
79(2) Order – Fine of $824.00 representing Mr Anstey’s share of excess capelin landed
Bryant Brake

Parsons Pond, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Unlawfully fail to comply with a condition of that licence, to wit: fish for Snow Crab outside of Zone H in Crab Fishing Area 12 Snow Crab  $1.000.00 fine

$720.00 fine as clawback of a portion of the net benefit received for the catch from the closed area
2016-11-15
Burnell Anstey

Summerford, NL
Section 22(7) -  Fishery General Regulations - Unmarked Lobster Traps Lobster $500.00 fine with 60 days to pay 2016-11-15
Lawrence Hawkins

Summerford, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Unmarked Lobster Traps Lobster $500.00 fine with 60 days to pay 2016-11-15
Philip Waterman

Twillingate, NL
Section 22(7) fishery General Regulations – Offloading crab without a Dockside Monitor present Crab $1000.00 fine with 60 days to pay

Forfeiture of crab valued at $153.00
2016-11-15
Eugene Payne

Trout River, NL
Section 13(1)(a) Atlantic Fishery Regulations - Use a vessel that did not have a vessel registration card issued to that vessel to fish for snow crab Snow Crab $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2016-11-15
Section 33  Fisheries Act - Possess Atlantic codfish caught in contravention to the Fisheries Act  from a vessel that has been caught in accordance with the Act and the regulations Lobster $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Section 33 (1)(b)Fishery General Regulations - Fail to release codfish that was caught with fishing gear that is prohibited to fish for that fish Lobster $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Robert Pittman

Trout River,
NL
Section 33 Fisheries Act - Possess Atlantic codfish caught in contravention to the Fisheries Act from a vessel that has been caught in accordance with the Act and the regulations Lobster $500.00 fine with 4 months to pay 2016-11-15
Section 36(2)(b) Fishery General Regulations - Possess fish where the number of fish could not be readily determined $500.00 fine with 4 months to pay
Forward Bennett

St. Paul’s Inlet,
NL
Section (7) Fishery General Regulations - Fail to tag Atlantic Halibut caught and retained under the authority of a groundfish licence Atlantic Halibut $800.00 fine with 4 months to pay 2016-11-15
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations -
Continued to fish for Atlantic Halibut after reaching seasonal harvesting cap
$800.00 fine with 4 months to pay
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations -
Fail to provide an accurate trip summary of fishing activity to the Fish Harvesters Resource Center
$400.00 fine with 4 months to pay
Wayne Parrott
St. Bernard’s, NL
Section 91(3)(a) – Atlantic Fishery Regulations - Catch and retain more fish than the daily quota Recreational Groundfish Fishery $500 .00 fine 2016-11-02
Brian Sainsbury
Newtown, NL
Section 63(3) Fisheries Act  Produce logbook that contained misleading information Capelin $750.00 fine 2016-11-01
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeding amount of fish landed in 1 day $650.00 fine
Gerry King
Badger’s Quay, NL
 Section 63(3) Fisheries Act - Produce logbook that contained misleading information Capelin $750.00 fine 2016-11-01
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeding amount of fish landed in 1 day $750.00 fine
$440.00 clawback for captain’s share of excess catch
Patrick Kelly
St. Brendans, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Possession of Lobster less than 82.5mm Lobster $750.00 fine with 6 months  to pay 2016-11-01
Glen Meadus
Centerville NL
Section 91(3) Atlantic Fishery Regulations - Exceeded daily limit of cod Recreational Groundfish Fishery $500.00 fine with 3 months  to pay
Prohibited from engaging in the 2017 Recreational Groundfish Fishery up to and including August 31, 2017
2016-11-01
Reginald Meadus
Conception Bay South, NL
Section 91(3) Atlantic Fishery Regulations - Exceeded daily limit of cod Recreational Groundfish Fishery $500.00 fine with 3 months  to pay
Prohibited from engaging in the 2017 Recreational Groundfish Fishery up to and including August 31, 2017
2016-11-01
Ronald Tiller
Newtown, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Fishing in a closed area (Conservation Exclusion Zone) Snow Crab Fined $1000.00 with 2 months  to pay 2016-10-26
Carl Stokes
Cape Freels, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Failed to set Herring gill net at least 1 fathom below the surface of the water Herring Bait $750.00 fine

Forfeited 1 Atlantic salmon

 
2016-10-11
George Keeping
Grand Bank, NL
Section 33(2) Fishery General Regulations - Unlawfully fail to release incidental catch to wit Northern Stone crab Cod $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay

Forfeiture of 50lbs Northern Stone Crab
2016-10-03
Chris Pope
Grand Bank, NL
Section 33 Fisheries Act -  Possession of Atlantic Halibut Cod $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay

Forfeiture of 8lbs Halibut
2016-10-03

*Please note this conviction falls under the Migratory Birds Act.