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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
Jack Peter Crouse

New Ross, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41.1
No person shall catch and retain more than recreational daily quota of Gaspereau.
Gaspereau $1,353.00 Fine 2017/10/31
Earl Joseph Chaisson
Dingwall, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(2)
Possession of undersized lobster in a Lobster Fishing Area.
Lobster $1,500.00 Fine 2017/10/26
Jeffrey Wayne Russel
Pennfield, N.B.
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.

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.
Soft-shelled clams
 
 
Soft-shelled clams
$500.00 Fine or 5 days in default. Given 180 days to pay
 
 
$500.00 Fine or 5 days in default. Given 180 days to pay. Also, had clam licence suspended for 6 months and was prohibited from digging clams anywhere in New Brunswick for 6 months.
2017/10/24
Neville Kenneth Frail

Clementsport, 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 $1,200.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of hack, bags, clams and bucket.
2017/10/23
Troy Robert Cameron
Port Hood, 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.
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
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(a)
Fishing for a species of fish set out in Schedule 1 without a fisher’s registration card.
Halibut
 
 
Halibut
 
 
 
 
 
Halibut
$1,000.00 Fine
 
 
$750.00 Fine
 
 
 
 
 
$500.00 Fine
2017/10/23
Casey Russell 
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 $150.00 Fine 2017/10/18
Maxwell Boynton
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 $150.00 Fine 2017/10/18
Jedidiah M. Green
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 $150.00 Fine 2017/10/18
Geoffrey Boardman-Hadaway  
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.
Jonah Crab $150.00 Fine 2017/10/18
Ricky Lambert Earle
Deer Island, N.B.
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
Scallops $3,500.00 Fine              Forfeiture of scallops valued at $1,600.00. 2017/10/18
Michael Wyatt Nickerson

Port Latour, 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 $400.00 Fine 2017/10/18
Jun Yao Liang

Halifax,  N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(a)
No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item, more striped bass in any day than the fishing quota set out in column III of that item.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass.
Striped Bass
 
 
 
 
Striped Bass
$300.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of fishing rods.
 
 
 
$300.00 Fine
2017/10/16
Marshall Maynard Hopkins
Grand Desert, 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.
Clam Fined $1 forthwith and prohibited from harvesting in Clam Harvesting Area five, adjacent to the Province of Nova Scotia, for a period of 3 months, effective 1st day of April 2018 2017/10/10
Lawrence Kenneth Taylor

Shelburne, 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 2017/10/06
Rejean Louis d'Entremont 

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.
Groundfish  $5,000.00 Fine 2017/10/06
Nova's Finest Fisheries INC

Lower West Pubnico, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Groundfish  $20,000.00 Fine 2017/10/06
Derek Boyd Russell

Grand Manan, 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.
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.
Scallop
 
 
 
Scallop
$ 2,500.00 Fine
 
 
 
$2,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 1355 pounds of scallops valued at $19,647.50.
2017/09/26
Peter James Rehburg

Eastern Passage, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass.
Striped Bass $467.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of fish.
2017/09/22
David Leo Leblanc

Mount Uniacke, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass.
Striped Bass $467.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of fish.
2017/09/21
Melvin W. DeYoung
Catalone, 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.
Soft-shelled Clams $500.00 fine
Plus forfeiture of catch and gear.
2017/09/19
Jeaninne V. DeYoung                     
Catalone, 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.
Soft-shelled Clams $500.00 fine
Plus forfeiture of catch and gear.
2017/09/19
Maxime Guerin  
Saint-Jacques, 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.
Salmon $304.50 fine 2017/09/19
John David Cooke
Gardiner Mines, 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 $2,000.00 fine
Plus forfeiture of seized fish valued at $6,475.00.
2017/09/12
Preston Percy Russell Owen 

South Ohio, N.S.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s13(1)(c)
Permitting another person not named on licence to operate vessel while fishing.
Groundfish $2,000.00 Fine 2017/09/12
Ronald Joseph LeBlanc

Meteghan, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s41(1)(b)
No person shall engage in recreational fishing for gaspereau in the waters set out in column I of Schedule V (b) by a method set out in column II during the weekly close time set out in column IV.
Gaspereau $2,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of the seized fish valued at $400.80.
2017/09/12
David Tillman Sproul

Granville Ferry,  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 2017/09/11
Kim Marcel Emino

Lunenburg,  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
$2,000.00 Fine
 
 
$2,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 775 pounds of scallops valued at $8,912.50.
2017/09/11
Randy Clare Vanbuskirk

Shelburne,  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 2017/09/06
Jeremy Travis McLeese
Beaver Harbour, N.B.
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.
Soft-shelled Clams $1000.00 Fine
given 131 days to pay or 11 days in jail in default.
2017/08/30
Jonathan Walker
Bocabec, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Shark $100.00 Fine 2017/08/30
Christopher Hannan
Chamcook, N.B.
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s14(1)(b)
Fishing for a species without being authorized.
Shark $100.00 Fine 2017/08/30
Lloyd Gerard Leblanc

Kentville, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(a)
No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item, more striped bass in any day than the fishing quota set out in column III of that item.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass.
Striped bass

 

 

 

Striped bass
$467.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of fishing gear and 5 fish.

 

 

 

$582.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of fishing gear and 5 fish.
2017/08/29
Sherry Lynn Shaw
Trenton, 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.
Gaspereau $410.00 Fine 2017/08/25
Douglas Murray Melanson

Plympton, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s34
Catch and retain undersize clams.
Clams $421.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of undersize clams.
2017/08/25
Jessica Marie Rutkowski

Digby, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s34
Catch and retain undersize clams.
Clams $421.50 Fine
plus forfeiture of undersize clams.
2017/08/25
Stephen Ashton Perry

Ingomar, 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 2017/08/23
Shannon Joseph Buchanan
Ingonish, 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.
Snow Crab $500.00 Fine 2017/08/08
Julien Charles Leblanc

Saulnierville, N.S.
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations, s63(1)
Fishing for scallops during the close time.
Scallops $5,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of scallop valued at $50,000.00.
2017/08/03