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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

Christopher Tate
Grand Manan, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Lobster $400.00 Fine 2017/05/18
Brad Nowlan
Grand Manan, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Lobster $400.00 Fine 2017/05/17
Robert Thomas Julian

Antigonish, 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.

Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster

Lobster

$1,000.00 Fine

$1,000.00 Fine

2017/05/16
Terrence Joseph MacNeil

River Ryan, N.S.
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.
Smelt $250.00 Fine 2017/05/15
Dean Scott Crosby

Wedgeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Lobster  $400.00 Fine 2017/05/09
George Clarence Burrows

Glace Bay, N.S.
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.
Smelt $250.00 Fine 2017/05/09
Joshua Shane Marshall

Granville Ferry, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s33
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of clams.
Clams $500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of clams
2017/05/04
Charles Burton Roberts

Yarmouth , 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.
Scallops $2,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 23 lbs of Scallops
2017/05/03
Ian Wayne Robinson

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.
Halibut Forfeiture of Halibut valued at $2,600.00 2017/05/02
Ryan William Cottreau

Rockville, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $3,000.00 Fine 2017/04/25
Kevin Royce Kenneally

Harbourville, 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.

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

 

 

Scallop
$3,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of scallop valued at $9,009.00

 

$1,000.00 Fine
2017/04/20
Jeremy Scott Mullen

Weymouth, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Lobster $3,000.00 Fine 2017/04/18
Gerald Walter Hatcher

New Haven, N.S.
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.
Speckled Trout $250.00  Fine 2017/04/18
Justin McKiernan

Lantz, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s9
No person shall fish or assist in fishing by jigging in inland waters or assist in landing fish that have been caught by jigging in inland waters.
Striped Bass $697.50 Fine 2017/04/18
Darren Cyril Pettipas 
Cheticamp, 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.

Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Groundfish

 

 

Groundfish
$2,500.00 Fine                                      plus forfeiture of Halibut overage, valued at $1,314.00.

 

$5,000.00 Fine
plus $1,500.00 in court costs.  Forfeiture of fish valued at $1,100.70 and associated gear.
2017/04/12
Jason Aubrey Jackson  
Shelburne, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41.1
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of Gaspereau.
Gaspereau $1,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of gaspereau valued at $120.29, 2 tote boxes and 2 dipnets.
2017/04/12
James Robert Paul
Kingsclear First Nation, N.B.
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, s7
No person carrying on fishing or any related activity under the authority of a licence shall contravene or fail to comply with any condition of the licence.
Lobster and Scallop $2,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 8 lbs of scallops and all SCUBA Gear used during the commission of the offence.
2017/04/12
Jason Lawrence Wilkes
Kingsclear First Nation, N.B.
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 and Scallop $1,000.00  Fine 2017/04/12
Adam Wayne Pothier

Darlings Lake, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.

Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
Possession of any female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster

 

Lobster
$2,000.00 Fine

 

$2,000.00 Fine
2017/04/11
James Kenneth Newell

Lower West Pubnico, 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.

Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
Possession of any female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster

 

 

Lobster
$2,000.00 Fine

 

 

$2,000.00 Fine
2017/04/11
Aubrey François d'Entremont

Lower Argyle, 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 $3,500.00 Fine 2017/04/11
Steven Troy Lyons

Glenwood, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s53(a)
No person shall have in his possession any female crab
Crabs $6,000.00 Fine

plus forfeiture of 59 lobster traps.
2017/03/22
John Stewart Osborne

Hackett's Cove, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card
Lobster $300.00 Fine 2017/03/22
Alan William Boutilier

Hackett's Cove, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card
Lobster $300.00 Fine 2017/03/22
Frederick Roy Jr. Perry

Port Saxon, 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 $750.00 Fine 2017/03/22
Bruce Anthony Wright

Barrington, 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

Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area
Lobster




Lobster
$1,500.00 Fine




$1,000.00 Fine
2017/03/22
Jeffery Antoine D'Eon

Lower East Pubnico, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time

Fisheries Act, s63(1)
No person shall make a false or misleading statement, whether orally or in writing, to an inspector, a fishery officer, a fishery guardian, any authority designated by a fishery officer or a fishery guardian or any authority prescribed under paragraph 38(9)(a) or (b) who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act
Lobster





Lobster
 $8,000.00 Fine 

plus forfeiture 650 pounds of lobster (valued at $4875.00), 59 lobster traps and associated gear.

$2,000.00 Fine 

plus a personal fishing license  suspension from July 25, 2017 to July 31,2017.
2017/03/21
Ronald Patrick Tremblett

Georges River, 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 $2,000.00 Fine 2017/03/20
Robert Bernadian d'Entremont

Tusket, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permit a person to use a vessel without being named in the licence
Lobster $1,500.00 Fine 2017/03/20
Owen Charles Baker       

East Jeddore, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s32(1)
Harvesting clams during a closed time
Soft Shell Clams $352.50 Fine 2017/03/17
Kyle Jacob Cline

Beaver Harbour, 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

Fisheries Act, s63(1)
No person shall make a false or misleading statement, whether orally or in writing, to an inspector, a fishery officer, a fishery guardian, any authority designated by a fishery officer or a fishery guardian or any authority prescribed under paragraph 38(9)(a) or (b) who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act

Fisheries Act, s63(3)
No person shall produce for examination or copying by an inspector, a fishery officer or a fishery guardian or any authority designated by a fishery officer or a fishery guardian any records, books of account or other documents that contain false or misleading information
Sea Urchins




Sea Urchins




Sea Urchins
$2,000.00 Fine




$2,000.00 Fine




$2,000.00 Fine 

plus forfeiture of 2229 pounds of Sea Urchins                        (valued at $6018.30).
2017/03/13
Sheldon Harry Stanton

Berwick, N.S.
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 $600.00 Fine

plus forfeiture of clam hack.
2017/03/13
Michael Scott Edwards

Cornwallis, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s33
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of clams

Fisheries Act, s63(1)
No person shall make a false or misleading statement, whether orally or in writing, to an inspector, a fishery officer, a fishery guardian, any authority designated by a fishery officer or a fishery guardian or any authority prescribed under paragraph 38(9)(a) or (b) who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act.
Clams




Clams
$500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of clam hack .

 

$250.00 Fine
2017/03/09
Kimball Henry Hammond

Shelburne County, N.S.
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, s7
No person carrying on fishing or any related activity under the authority of a licence shall contravene or fail to comply with any condition of the licence
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine

plus forfeiture of one lobster trap.
2017/03/01
Robert Andrew Kiley

Shelburne, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine 2017/03/01
Timothy Graham Goreham

Woods Harbour, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area

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

 

Lobster
$3,500.00 Fine

 

$3,000.00 Fine
2017/03/01
Chester James Christie

Shelburne, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card
Groundfish $300.00 Fine 2017/03/01
Logan Leonard Doucet

Lower Wedgeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card
Lobster $300.00 Fine 2017/02/28
Byron Maximan Cottreau

Upper Wedgeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area
Lobster $2,000.00 Fine 2017/02/28
Alfred Jos Comeau

Meteghan, N.S. 
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(3)
No person shall possess, in a Lobster Fishing Area set out in column I of an item of Schedule XIV, any claw, tail or meat that has been separated from the thorax or carapace of a lobster
Lobster $4,500.00 Fine 2017/02/28
William John Hatt

Martins River, 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 $500.00 Fine 2017/02/27
George Richard Martin                   

Gardiner Mines, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s37(1)
No person shall engage in recreational fishing for eels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this subsection by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.
Eel $410.00 Fine 2017/02/27
John Lorne Boutilier               

Dominion, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s37(1)
No person shall engage in recreational fishing for eels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this subsection by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.
Eel $410.00 Fine 2017/02/27
Peter Edward Stuart

West Green Harbour, 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 $1,500.00 Fine 2017/02/22
Charles Richard Vidito

Digby, N.S.
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 $1,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of clam hack and a two year prohibition from being on the clam flats effective February 22, 2017 to Feb 22, 2019
2017/02/22
Scott Lloyd Fraser 
Advocate, 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 $7,500.00 Fine 2017/02/21
Phillip Wayne Popovich    

Sydney Mines, 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.

Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations s. 83 
No person shall fish for smelt except by angling or with a bag net, box net, dip net, gill net or spear.
Smelt

 

 

 

Smelt
$1,000.00 Fine

 

 

 

$1,000.00 Fine
2017/02/13
Steven Edward Goreham

Clarks Harbour, N.S.
Fishery Act, s79(6)(a)
Every person convicted of an offence under this Act who subsequently contravenes an order made under section 79.2 or 79.3 is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a punishment not exceeding the maximum punishment to which a person is liable on summary conviction for the original offence
Groundfish $500.00 Fine

plus 3 month prohibition.
2017/02/09
Logan James Swim

Jordan Falls,  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
Green Crab $500.00 Fine

plus forfeiture of two green crab traps and three holding cages.
2017/02/08
Dwayne Allister Nickerson

Clam Point, 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 $1,750.00 Fine 2017/02/08
Maynard St Clair Malloy

Mill Village, 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 3 day licence suspension plus forfeiture of catch valued at $4,166.50 2017/02/06
 Logan James Swim

Lockeport, 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 7 day suspension 2017/02/06
 Mark Farely Swim

Lockeport, 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 $2,000.00 Fine 2017/02/06
John Fitzgerald Rines

Barrington Passage, N.S.
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 300.00 Fine 2017/02/02
Barry Arthur Robert Fudge     

Louisbourg, 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  $5,000.00 Fine 2017/02/02
Jason Christopher Shea        

Parrsboro, 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.
Soft Shell Clam $250.00 Fine 2017/02/01