Pacific region

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The following table sets out convictions over the last six months.

December | November | October | September | August | July | June | May | April | March | February | January

Pacific region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction

ORR, Jason
Sidney, BC

Between August 21, 2015 and August 25, 2015, Masset, BC.

FA s. 33, Possess Fish Caught in Contravention of the Fisheries Act.

Halibut, Recreational Fishery

$1000 Total Penalty

$250 Court Ordered Fine and $750 Order pursuant to s. 79.2(f) of the FA

2016-07-29

KELLY, Simon
Whistler, BC
August 25, 2015.

Section 43 BCSFR

Fish for salmon during closed time (near Rivers Inlet,BC)
Salmon-recreational fishery $5,000 total penalty.

$500 Court Ordered Fine and $4,500 Payment Order.
2016-07-28
HO, My Danny
Burnaby, BC
Between August 14th and August 27th 2015 Sechelt, BC.

Fish Closed Time (Fishing Within a Dioxin Closure) s. 25(1) FA

Sell Fish Caught in Contravention of the Fisheries Act s. 33 FA
Dungeness Crab-Commercial $20,000 Court Ordered Fine To Be Paid In Two $10,000 Installments. 2016-07-20
CAO, Li Qui
Toronto Ont.
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
HUANG, Guo X
Vancouver BC
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
LI, Min Xia
Richmond BC
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
YE, Baoer
Toronto Ont.
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
YE, Yan Hua
Richmond BC
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
Ye, Yaogi
Richmond BC
July 7, 2016 Courtenay
BCSFR 35(1) catch and retain in excess of  daily quota of clams
Manila clams-recreational $300 ticket 2016-07-19
LI, Huilin July 13,2016 Nanaimo
BCSFR 13(1) possess more than twice daily quota of clams and
BCSFR 13(1) possess more than twice daily quota of oysters
Manila clams oysters-recreational Total fine $2000
$1000 ticket each count
2016-07-14
Jian, Yunhua July 13,2016 Nanaimo
BCSFR 13(1) possess more than twice daily quota of clams and
BCSFR 13(1) possess more than twice daily quota of oysters
Manila clams
Oysters-recreational
Total fine $2000
$1000 ticket each count
2016-07-14
PAL, Tony
Coquitlam, B.C.
May 22, 2016 – Narvaez Bay, Saturna Island, B.C. BCSFR – 13(1) over possession
Lingcod BCSFR – 13(1) over possession rockfish
Lingcod and Rockfish – Recreational Fishery Voluntary Payment Ticket

Lingcod - $250
Rockfish - $750

Forfeiture of lingcod and rockfish
2016-06-16
WELLS, Stuart
North Vancouver, BC      
May 23, 2016

North Vancouver, BC
BCSFR s. 37 (1) (b)
Catch and retain undersized crab           
Crab –recreational fishery Ticket issued for $250.00 2016-05-25
CLATTERSON, Edward
Sicamous, BC
April 27, 2016 Shuswap Lake
BCSFR 55(1), BCSFR 63 
Fish during a closed time and fish with prohibited gear
Non Tidal Rainbow Trout recreational Ticket issued for $400.00
Warning was also issued for fishing with prohibited bait. 
2016-04-28
EDVARDSON, Leif Morely
Revelstoke, BC
April 27, 2016 Shuswap Lake
BCSFR 55(1) and 63 
Fish during a closed time and fish with prohibited gear
Non Tidal Rainbow Trout recreational Ticket $400.00 2016-04-28
DO, Hieu Van Prince Rupert,
BC
January, 2015 Prince Rupert, B.C.

Fishery General Regulations, Section 22(7) -fish contrary to licence conditions”

Pacific Fishery Regulations Section 63 -fish during a closed time
Dungeness Crab- Commercial Sec. 22(7) - $1000.00 court ordered fine.

Sec. 63 - $2000.00 Court ordered fine.
2016-04-25
CHENG, Qing Yun
Victoria BC
April 11, 2016 Nanaimo BCSFR 13(1) possess more than twice daily quota of clams Manila clams-recreational $500 ticket
Forfeited 3 rakes, 2 gardening tools, (1) pair of rubber gloves, 1 plastic pail
2016-04-18
CHIU, Ying

JUMBO
SEAFOOD CO. Ltd.

Vancouver, BC
Two Counts:

January 30, 2014. Vancouver, BC

Fisheries Act, S. 33

Purchase fish caught without a license

February 3, 2014. Vancouver, BC

Fisheries Act, S. 33

Purchase fish caught without a license
Spot Prawn – commercial Court-ordered fine.

$15,000 fine for each count: $30,000 total fine.
2016-04-06
DUBIEN, Jean-Francois Sointula,
BC
September 5, 2015. Port McNeill, BC. BCSFR s.49. Fish for salmon with prohibited gear, to wit, barb hooks. Pacific salmon- recreational fishery Ticket issued for $300. Forfeiture of two fishing lures. 2016-04-01