Maritimes Region

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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
Chad Andrew Douglas
Bras d'Or, 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.

Interfered with lawful fishing by tampering with traps, nets, bait or any other thing used for fishing and is prohibited from interfering  with the conduct of fishing activities by another person.
Lobster $3,000.00 Fine 2020-01-30
Gary Elie Pothier
Wedgeport, 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.

Improperly completed logbook.
Herring $2,500.00 Fine 2020-01-28
Ricky Wayne Atkinson
West Head, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s48(1) 
Subject to subsections (2) and (4), no person shall fish for, buy, sell or have in his possession any mackerel that is less than 25 cm in length.
Mackerel $1,750.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of mackerel (valued at $2,075.00), gillnet, 4 hand lines with mackerel flies attached, 4 weights and 1 lobster crate.
2020-01-28
Chris Lasnier
Oyster Pond, Jeddore, 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.

Failure to complete logbook.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2020-01-27
Kyle Lauriston Tidd
Smith'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 $400.00 Fine 2020-01-27
Michael Scott Edwards
Annapolis Royal, 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.
Scallop $750.00 Fine 2020-01-27
James Anthony Thibodeau
Waterford, N.S.    
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2020-01-27
Daniel Earl Crocker
Freeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $5,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of the boat, traps and gear (approximate value of $100.00 – all in poor condition).
2020-01-21
Daniel Earl Crocker
Freeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s61.1(a)(ii)
No person shall fish a lobster trap unless it has an opening no less than 89 mm in height and 152 mm in width and that is fastened to the lobster trap with uncoated ferrous metal wire, other than of stainless steel, that does not exceed 1.6 mm diameter.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2020-01-21
Jonathan Andrew Denton
Northfield, 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.
Scallop $500.00 Fine 2020-01-20
Jonathan Andrew Denton
Northfield, N.S.
Criminal Code, s145(5)(b)
Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years, or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction, who is bound to comply with an order under subsection 515(12), 516(2) or 522(2.1) and who fails, without lawful excuse, to comply with that order.
Scallop $200.00 Fine 2020-01-20
Jonathan Pickles
Bear River, 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.
Scallop $400.00 Fine 2020-01-20
Travis Lee Welch
Westport, 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 $600.00 Fine 2020-01-20
Robert James Nicholl
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.
Fishing with non-operational VMS.
Scallop $2,000.00 Fine
(4 counts at $500.00 per count)
2020-01-16
Dylan Mark Small
Digby, 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.
Scallop $400.00 Fine 2020-01-16
Steven David Grant
Greenwood, 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 $3,500.00 Fine 2020-01-16
Steven David Grant
Greenwood, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
No person shall buy, sell or have in their possession any female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2020-01-16
Larry, Fraser
Sydney Mines, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s61(1)
No person shall fish for lobster except from a vessel and with a lobster trap.
Lobster $600.00 Fine 2020-01-13
Cody Duane Small
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.

Retained incidental catch of shark in an amount that exceeded 10% of the total weight of groundfish landed.
Groundfish $1,500.00 Fine 2020-01-08
Jules Leo d'Entremont
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.
Did fail to maintain an up to date record of his fishing logbook.
Groundfish $2,000 fine 2019-12-19
Frank Glen Tredwell
Glace Bay, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $3,000 fine plus forfeiture of 12 lobsters. 2019-12-10
Shawn Patrick Boudreau
Arichat, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Lobster $2,500 fine 2019-12-09
Teddy Allan Lawson
Bear River, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Lobster $2,500 fine
2019-12-09
Russell Joseph Theriault
Little Brook, 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.
Fishing with undersize mesh.
Haddock $4,000 fine
plus forfeiture of cod end valued at approximately $3,000.
2019-11-21
Robert Charles Jordan
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.
Failure to keep an accurate record of catch.
Lobster $1,500 fine 2019-11-21
Timothy Ray Rhyno
Lockeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
No person shall buy, sell or have in their possession any female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster $5,000 fine 2019-11-19
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $5,000 fine
Borden Grant Rhyno
Shelburne, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
No person shall buy, sell or have in their possession any female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster $5,000 fine 2019-11-19
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $5,000 fine
Deven Lowell Besozzi
Smithville, 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.
Failure to submit logbooks for LFA 33 season.
Lobster $1,000 fine 2019-11-13
Aaron Rupert Nickerson
Stoney Island, N.S.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Clams $400 fine
plus forfeiture of three (3) clams, clam rake, and black crate with floats.
2019-11-13
Mitchell Clancy Morehouse
Canal, N.B.
Fisheries Act, s62
No person shall obstruct or hinder a fishery officer, a fishery guardian or an inspector who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act.
Scallops $750 fine 2019-11-13
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Scallops $500 fine
Troy Donald Gallagher
Sand Beach, N.S.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s36(2)(a)
No person who catches and retains a fish under the authority of a licence issued for the purpose of commercial fishing shall have the fish in possession if the fish is skinned, cut, packed or otherwise dealt with in such a manner that the species cannot be readily identified.
Groundfish $1,000 fine 2019-11-12
Fisheries Act, s62
No person shall obstruct or hinder a fishery officer, a fishery guardian or an inspector who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act.
Groundfish $750 fine
Derek Charles Feener
Bridgewater, 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.
Failure to complete logbook.
Scallops $2,000 fine 2019-11-09
Adrian Lloyd Watkins
Overton, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s48(1)
Subject to subsections (2) and (4), no person shall fish for, buy, sell or have in his possession any mackerel that is less than 25 cm in length.
Mackerel $1,500 fine
plus forfeiture of catch valued at $617.50.
2019-11-08
David Wayne Pothier
Barrington Passage, 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.
Possession of mutilated lobsters.
Lobster $1,000 fine 2019-11-05
Jarrett David Keller
Head of Chezzetcook, N.S.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Soft Shell Clams 1 year prohibition from fishing for clams
plus forfeiture of fishing gear and 2456 soft shell clams.
2019-11-04
Gary Thomas MacKenzie
Lower Washabuck, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s107(1)(a)
Catch and retain more than daily quota of trout.
Speckled Trout $250 fine
plus forfeiture of 3 speckled trout.
2019-10-30
Martin David Nickerson
Lower Woods 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.
Failure to complete the groundfish fixed gear monitoring document.
Halibut $1,500 fine 2019-10-24
Fishery (General) Regulations, s36(2)(a)
No person who catches and retains a fish under the authority of a licence issued for the purpose of commercial fishing shall have the fish in possession if the fish is skinned, cut, packed or otherwise dealt with in such a manner that the species cannot be readily identified.
Halibut $1,000 fine
plus forfeiture of catch (valued at $1,156.13).
Pamela Faye Tingley
Sable River, N.S.
Marine Mammal Regulations, s14
No person shall buy, sell, trade, barter or possess a narwhal tusk unless the licence under the authority of which the narwhal was taken is attached to the tusk.
Narwhal $3,000 fine
plus forfeiture of narwhal tusk.
2019-10-24
Farley Kenneth Pace
Dartmouth, 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 $3,500 fine 2019-10-23
Alfred Fishwick
Campobello, N.B.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Softshell Clams $300 fine
plus Prohibition Order prohibiting fishing/digging clams anywhere in N.B. for a period of 6 months. Order of Forfeiture of seized property. Court Ordered Clam Licence Suspension for a period of 6 months.
2019-10-23
Tony Porter
Wilson's Beach, Campobello, N.B.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Softshell Clams $300 fine
plus Prohibition Order prohibiting fishing/digging clams anywhere in N.B. for a period of 6 months. Order of Forfeiture of seized property.
2019-10-23
Corey Matthew Brian Ellis
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 $200 fine 2019-10-23
Christopher Joseph Chaisson
Quispamsis, 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.
Trout $0 fine
Found guilty but no fine was imposed.
2019-10-23
Devvon Richard
Oak Bay, 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.
Scallop $50 fine 2019-10-22
Scott Gene Patterson
Back Bay, N.B.
Fishery (General) Regulations, s35(2)
Selling of fish not caught under a commercial licence.
Softshell Clams $1,200 fine 2019-10-22
Corey James Amero
Plympton, N.S.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Softshell Clams $600 fine 2019-10-21
Eric Simon Boudreau
Yarmouth, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Lobster $2,500 fine
plus forfeiture of plus forfeiture of catch (valued at $2,751.20).
2019-10-21
Morgan E. Doucette
Wedgeport, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s62
No person shall obstruct or hinder a fishery officer, a fishery guardian or an inspector who is carrying out duties or functions under this Act.
Snow Crab $5,000 fine 2019-10-10
Deven Lowell Bezozzi
Smithville, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s115.2
No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.
Lobster $2,000 fine 2019-10-09
Arthur Douglas Thomas
Clark's 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.
Fishing outside of the waters of Lobster Fishing Area 33.
Lobster $6,000 fine 2019-10-09
Brian J. Desroches
Port La Tour, 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.
Fishing outside of the waters of Lobster Fishing Area 33.
Lobster $10,000 fine
plus court ordered VMS monitoring for a period of two years.
2019-10-09
Brett Edward Mitchel Sears
Barrington Passage, 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.
Failure to complete the groundfish fixed gear monitoring document.
Halibut $2,500 fine 2019-10-09
Christopher Michael Corporon
Chebogue, 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.
Scallop $250 fine 2019-10-07
Shawn Lawernce Everett
Granville Ferry, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Lobster $3,000 fine 2019-10-07
Derrick Patrick Jacquard
Lower Wedgeport, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Lobster $2,500 fine 2019-10-07
Derrick Scott Carver
Port Mouton, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s115.2
No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.
Lobster $3,000 fine 2019-10-07
Noah Daniel Deveau
Grosses Coques, 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.
Flounder $300 fine 2019-10-04
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.
Fishing with undersize mesh.
Flounder $5,000 fine
Donald Tyler Nickerson
Clarks 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. Fishing lobster in another LFA.
Lobster $6,000 fine
plus forfeiture of 90 traps and associated anchors, ropes and buoys.
2019-09-26
Derik Scott Carty
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. Fishing with non-operational VMS.
Scallop $2,500 fine 2019-09-26
Bruce Murray Longmire
West Springhill, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $2,000 fine 2019-09-25
Sherry Boutilier
Tangier, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $2,000 fine 2019-09-25
Donald Charles Peterson
Yarmouth, 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 fine 2019-09-20
Fisheries 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.
Lobster $2,000 fine
Harold Junior Jarvis
Greenville, 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 fine 2019-09-20
Jory Kennedy
Fredericton, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Sea Urchin $500 fine
plus forfeiture of $2,495 held as security in lieu of seized gear.
2019-09-19
Harold Junior Jarvis
Greenville, N.S.
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, s7
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Lobster $1,000 fine 2019-09-18
Donald Charles Peterson
Yarmouth, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s33
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 $1,000 fine 2019-09-18
Fisheries 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.
Lobster $1,000 fine
Eric Reginald Penney
Chegoggin, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Halibut $400 fine 2019-09-18
Ronald Thomas MacDonald
Glace Bay, 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.
Possession of female lobster with impressions.
Lobster $5,000 fine 2019-09-10
Larry Gordon Hanley
Back Bay, 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.
Gaspereau $1,000 fine 2019-09-09
Alex James Richardson
Back Bay, N.B.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41.1
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of Gaspereau.
Gaspereau $3,000 fine 2019-09-09
Michael Thomas Boutilier
Spry 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.
Fishing lobster trap without a valid tag.
Lobster $1,500 fine
plus forfeiture of the catch (valued at $1,029)
2019-09-04
Colby Steeves
Hillsborough, 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.
Scallop $250 fine 2019-09-04
Jay Johnson
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 fine 2019-08-29
James Phillip Chute
Youngs 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.
Halibut $500 fine 2019-08-28
Roger Ralph Burnie
Granville Ferry, 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.
Halibut $400 fine 2019-08-28
Warren Kelly Sabean
Wilmot, 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.
Fail to have an approved vessel monitoring system on the vessel.
Halibut $1,000 fine 2019-08-28
John Everett Lavers
Port Mouton, 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 $500 fine 2019-08-28
Joshua William Alyward
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.
Fail to hail-in to a dockside monitoring company prior to returning to port.
Groundfish $1,000 fine 2019-08-21
Ryan Lloyd Wilson
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 $300 fine 2019-08-21
Peter Harding
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 fine 2019-08-21
Louis Kim Comeau
Meteghan Center, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2) Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area. Lobster $1500 fine 2019-08-20
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3) No person shall buy, sell or have in their possession any female lobster with eggs attached. Lobster $1000 fine
Fundy Restaurant Limited
Digby, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s61(2)
(2) A person referred to in subsection (1) may be required to provide information or to keep records or other documents relating to any of the following matters:
(a) the number, sex, size, weight, species, product form, value or other particulars of any fish caught, cultured, processed, transported, sold or purchased;
(b) the time and place at which any fish was caught or landed and the person, enterprise or vessel by which the fish was caught or landed;
(c) the time and place at which any fish was purchased and the person, enterprise or vessel from which the fish was purchased;
(d) the vessels, gear and methods used and the number of persons employed for the purpose of catching fish;
(e) the buildings, equipment, products and methods used and the number of persons employed for the purpose of culturing or processing fish; and
(f) any other matter relating to the proper management and control of fisheries or the conservation and protection of fish.
Clams $3,000 fine 2019-08-19
John Henry Bona
River Bourgeois, 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.
Possession of female lobster with impressions.
Lobster $2,500 fine
plus prohibited from fishing on the first day of the LFA 29 season
2019-08-13
Fauna P Stubbert
New Waterford, N.S.
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, s3(2)
Notwithstanding any other regulations made under the Fisheries Act, where a Regional Director General issues an order under subsection (1) 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 unless: (a) the person is the holder of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying that licence; or (b) the person is named in a licence issued under subsection 4(1) and is carrying a copy of that licence.
Oysters $750 fine 2019-08-12
Larry Wayne Barker
Wilson’s Beach, 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.
Fishing with non-operational VMS.
Scallop $500 fine 2019-08-07
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