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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
Gerry King
Badger’s Quay, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations -  Failed to bleed seals as soon as possible after palpitation has confirmed the cranium had been crushed Harp Seal $1000.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-28
Alexander Stokes
Wesleyville, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Failed to bleed seals as soon as possible after palpitation has confirmed the cranium had been crushed Harp Seal $1000.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-28
Brandon Collins
Hare Bay, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Failed to bleed seals as soon as possible after palpitation has confirmed the cranium had been crushed Harp Seal $1000.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-28
Samuel FiField
Wesleyville, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Left fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 48 hours Stewardship Cod $250.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-28
Frederick Coleman
Flatrock, NL
Section 91(3)(a) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – Caught and retained more than the daily quota while recreationally fishing for groundfish Recreational Groundfish Fishery $1000.00 fine with 1 year to pay
1 year prohibition from the recreational groundfish fishery
2017-11-23
Peter Snook
Harbour Breton, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Exceeded halibut quota during the 2016 FFAW halibut test fishery Commercial Halibut (test fishery) $4000.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-21
Andy Hunt
Harbour Breton, NL
Section 14(1)(b) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – Fished for scallops without authorization Recreational Scallop $750.00 fine with 6 months to pay 2017-11-21
Edward Baker
Harbour Breton, NL
Section 33(2) Fishery General Regulations – Failed to release incidental catch Groundfish $500.00 fine with 12 months to pay 2017-11-21
David Slade
Salmon Cove, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Failed to offload all catch in the presence of a Dockside Observer Snow Crab $1000.00 fine with 90 days to pay 2017-11-01
Raymond Dalton
Witless Bay, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations -  Failed to provide an accurate trip summary Snow Crab $1500.00 fine with 60 days to pay 2017-10-26
Stephen Rowe
St. Johns, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Failed to cease fishing for Greenland halibut when the trip limit was reached Greenland Halibut $1000.00 fine
Clawback of $3134.88
2017-10-03
Morris Anstey
Summerford, NL
Section 44(1) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – Possessed herring less than 24.76 cm in length Purse Seine Herring $5000.00 fine with 90 days to pay 2017-10-03
Section 44(1) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – Possessed herring less than 24.76 cm in length $5000.00 fine with 90 days to pay
Forfeiture of the proceeds from the sale of 81,625 lbs of seized herring valued at $6530.00
Richard Gillett
Twillingate, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Exceeded the daily limit of capelin in the purse seine capelin fishery Purse Seine Capelin $4000.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Clawback of $2000.00
2017-09-21
Section 44(1) Atlantic Fishery Regulations – Possessed herring less than 24.76 cm in length Purse Seine Herring $2000.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Exceeded the daily limit of capelin in the fixed gear capelin fishery Fixed Gear Capelin $4000.00 fine with 12 months to pay
Clawback of $2000.00
Prohibited from fishing the first day of the 2018 fixed gear capelin fishery
Douglas Hodder
Stoneville, NL
Section 79(6)(a) Fisheries Act – Violated court order Non-fishery (Inland waters) Original payment plan to pay $4000.00 fine was amended to $125/month until the fine is paid in full
Prohibited from being near inland waters and from recreational fishing for 5 years starting from September 19 2017
2017-09-19
Paul Hodder
Stoneville, NL
Section 79(6)(a) Fisheries Act – Violated court order Non-fishery(Inland waters) Original payment plan to pay $4000.00 fine was amended to $125/month until the fine is paid in full
Prohibited from being near inland waters and from recreational fishing for 5 years starting from September 19 2017
2017-09-19
Irene Lambert
Little Heart’s Ease, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Exceeded the maximum amount of Capelin permitted to be landed in one day Capelin $1000.00 fine
Clawback of $300.00
2017-09-14
Joseph Sullivan
Newbrook, AB
Section 6(4) Newfoundland Wildlife Regulations – Possessed improperly tagged salmon Recreational Salmon $500.00 fine
Forfeiture of 1 Atlantic salmon
1 year prohibition
2017-09-05
Charles Sullivan
Enfield, NS
Section 6(4) Newfoundland Wildlife Regulations – Possessed improperly tagged salmon Recreational Salmon $500.00 fine
Forfeiture of five Atlantic salmon and gear
1 year prohibition
2017-09-05
Timothy Sullivan
Enfield, NS
Section 6(3) Newfoundland Wildlife Regulations – Failed to affix salmon tags upon possession Recreational Salmon $500.00 fine
Forfeiture of 2 Atlantic salmon and gear
1 year prohibition
2017-09-05
Stephen White

Badgers Quay, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeded daily limit of capelin in 2016 capelin fishery Capelin $1000.00 fine with 6 months to pay

Clawback of $235.00
2017-08-29
Terry Rideout

Newtown, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations - Exceeded daily limit of capelin in 2016 capelin fishery Capelin $750.00 fine with 12 months to pay

Clawback of $511.20
2017-08-29
Bonnell Squire

Happy Adventure, NL
Section 22(7) Fishery General Regulations – Exceeded daily limit of capelin landed in one day Capelin $750.00 fine with 12 months to pay

Clawback of $640.00
2017-08-01
Kimberly Roberts
Iqaluit, NU
Section 6(4) Newfoundland Wildlife Regulations -
Improperly tagged salmon
Recreational Salmon $500.00 fine with 3 months to pay 2017-08-01
David Lush
Iqaluit, NU
Section 10(2) Newfoundland Fishery Regulations -
Jigged Salmon
Recreational Salmon $1500.00 fine with 3 months to pay 2017-08-01
Section 6(3) Newfoundland Fishery Regulations -
Failed to affix tags
$500.00 fine with 3 months to pay

Prohibited from participating in any recreational fishery for 2 years
Francis McCarthy
Pike’s Arm, NL
Section 91(3) Atlantic Fishery Regulations
 - No person engaged in recreational fishing for groundfish shall, in any day, catch and retain more than a quota of five groundfish of all species
Recreational Groundfish $1000.00 fine
Prohibited from participating in any recreational fishery for 1 year
Forfeiture of cod fish and a plastic tub
2017-07-26

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