Newfoundland and Labrador region

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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
Jamie Barnes
Old Perlican, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 13(1)(c) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
Fisher not named in the license
2018 Lobster $1,000 fine with 1 month to pay 2019-06-19
Eric Joseph Oram
Dover, Newfoundland and Labrador
Count 1: Section 77 of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations - Netting Salmon in coastal Waters 2018 Coastal Salmon 120 days House Arrest. (certain conditions apply as per the necessities of life)
Prohibited for 10 years from being on or near any Inland or coastal waters
A small boat and small outboard motor were forfeited as well as the net and 2 salmon
2019-06-19
Dean Collins
Hare Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 14 (2)(a) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
No license to fish Salmon
2019 Trout $750 fine with 6 months to pay 2019-06-18
Colin Sheppard
Spaniard’s Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 14(3)(b) Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Regulations
Unattended trout lines while angling
2019 Trout $300 fine with 6 months to pay 2019-06-18
Kevin Porter
Spaniard’s Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 14(3)(b) Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Regulations
Unattended trout lines while angling
2019 Trout $300 fine with 6 months to pay 2019-06-18
Terrance Coish
Bay De Verde, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 13(1)(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
Permitting another to use a vessel to fish without a license
2018 Lobster $1,000 fine with 12 months to pay 2019-05-29
Trevor Coish
Bay De Verde, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 14(2)(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
Fishing without a license
2018 Lobster $1,000 fine with 12 months to pay 2019-05-29
Colin Hiscock
Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations
Loading catch on another boat before filling own
2018 Capelin $250 fine with 3 months to pay 2019-05-29
Gary Hiscock
Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 13(1)(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
Transporting fish without a license
2018 Capelin $250 fine with 3 months to pay 2019-05-29
Paul Rowe
Chance Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 13(1)(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
Transporting fish without a license
2018 Capelin $500 fine with 3 months to pay 2019-05-29
Rodger Winsor
Roberts Arm, Green Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations
Exceeded daily limit
2018 Capelin

$1,100 fine with 30 days to pay
Clawback of $1287.14 with 30 days to pay

2019-05-14

Adam Ford
Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations
Fished crab in a closed soft shell grid
2018 Shrimp

$1,000 fine with 6 months to pay
Clawback of $4,084.30 with 6 months to pay

2019-05-09