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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
Robert Ralph Adams

Yarmouth, 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.
Halibut $5,000.00 Fine 2017/06/26
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, s8
No person other than a designated person may fish under the authority of a licence.
Halibut $5,000.00 Fine
Leonard Archibald Jewers
Marie Joseph, 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 $5,000.00 Fine 2017/06/26
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.
Cod $1,000.00 Fine
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 $500.00 Fine
Leroy Melford d'Entremont
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 $3,000 Fine
plus Forfeiture of catch
valued at $23,234.90
and the net.
2017/06/21
Wei Du
Aylesford, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s93(b)
Catch and retain undersize striped bass
 
Bass $500.00 Fine 2017/06/19
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.
Bass $500.00 Fine
Fisheries Act, s33
No person shall purchase, sell or possess any fish that has been caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
Bass $2,000.00 Fine
Carmen Joseph MacNeil
Sydney, N.S.
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations, s61(1)
Fishing for lobster by means other than from a vessel and with a lobster trap.
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2017/06/19
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.
Lobster $2000.00 Fine
Colin Daniel Deveau
Fall River, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s32(1)
Harvesting clams during a closed time.
Clams $325.50 Fine 2017/06/16
Michael David O'Toole
Alder Point, N.S.
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, s87 
No person engaged in recreational fishing for smelt with a dip net, by angling, or with a spear shall catch and retain more than 60 smelt in any day.
Smelt $485.00 Fine 2017/06/16
Robert Alexander Syliboy

Indian Brook, 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 2017/06/15
Gregory David Morash

Sandy Point, N.S.
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, s8
No person other than a designated person may fish under the authority of a licence.
Lobster $500.00 Fine 2017/06/14
Mark Patrick Gray
Sambro, 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.
Lobster $300.00 Fine 2017/06/14
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s59(3)
Possession of any female lobster with eggs attached
Lobster $1000.00 Fine
Michael A Butland                                       
Willow Grove, N.B.
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations, s63(1)
Fishing for scallops during the close time.
Scallop $3500 Fine
plus forfeiture of scallops valued at $3193.45.
2017/06/13
Louis Robert d'Entremont

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  $4,500.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of
catch valued at $3,727.35
and the net.
2017/06/06
Christopher Tyler Wyman

Hebron, 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 2017/06/06
Raymond Dewrell Scott

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 $300.00 Fine 2017/05/31
Danny Thomas Bartlett

Yarmouth, N.S.
Fisheries Act, s20(4)(e)
No person shall fish in any manner within 23m downstream from the lower entrance to any fishway, obstruction or leap.
Gaspereau $1000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of 97  gaspereau, one dip net, 1 hand case and 2 bags
2017/05/29
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.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine 2017/05/16
Atlantic Fishery Regulations, s57(1)(a)
Fishing for Lobster during a closed time.
Lobster $1,000.00 Fine
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.
Scallop $3,000.00 Fine
plus forfeiture of scallop valued at $9,009.00
2017/04/20
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 $1,000.00 Fine
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