Pacific region

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Acronyms of Legislations/Regulations
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
C-FIN Fishing LTD June 24 - August 30, 2017
Fail to comply with COL - s.22(7) of the F(G)R
Fail to retain and deliver salmon heads upon landing catch
Area F Chinook Salmon
Troll Fishery
$500 court fine
and
$7,000 s.79(2) court order
2020-01-06
NGO, Huy Hoang
Surrey, BC
June 7, 2019
Crescent Beach, BC
BCSFR 36(b) catch and retain over quota
BCSFR 39(1) fish for crab with more than two traps
BCSFR 39(2) fish unmarked crab traps
BCSFR 41 fish illegal crab trap (no rot cord)
FGR 36(1)(d) possess fish the size of which cannot be readily determined
Recreational Crab $800 ticket 2019-12-09
NGO, Xuan Nhan
Surrey, BC
June 7, 2019
Crescent Beach, BC
BCSFR 36(b) catch and retain over quota
BCSFR 39(1) fish for crab with more than two traps
BCSFR 39(2) fish unmarked crab traps
BCSFR 41 fish illegal crab trap (no rot cord)
FGR 36(1)(d) possess fish the size of which cannot be readily determined
Recreational Crab $800 ticket 2019-12-09
NGUYEN, Thi
Surrey, BC
June 7, 2019
Crescent Beach, BC
BCSFR 36(b) catch and retain over quota
BCSFR 39(1) fish for crab with more than two traps
BCSFR 39(2) fish unmarked crab traps
BCSFR 41 fish illegal crab trap (no rot cord)
FGR 36(1)(d) possess fish the size of which cannot be readily determined
Recreational Crab $800 ticket 2019-12-09
CHUE, Xiu, Victoria, BC June 11, 2018. North Saanich, BC,
MCFR s. 3(2) Harvest and retain oysters from a closed area
Pacific Oysters $2,000 court ordered fine 2019-12-02
SHOU, Runlei Judy
Richmond BC
March 15, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – Catch and retain undersize Dungeness crab
FGR 22(7) – Fail to comply with condition of licence by retaining female crabs
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
1 year probation and
40 hours of community service
2019-11-28
ZHAO, Jiansen Lay
Richmond BC
March 15, 2019
Burnaby, BC
FA 63(1) - False statement to Fishery Officer
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – Catch and retain undersize Dungeness crab
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
1 year probation and
100 hours of community service
2019-11-28
KUANG, Ling Di
Vancouver, BC
August 15, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 34 fish for certain fish during closed time
CSSP
Contamination closure
$250 ticket 2019-11-27
TARDIF, Felix
Quebec City Quebec
September 5, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 24(1) – fish closed area
Recreational Finfish Tidal $250 ticket 2019-11-24
KEO, Serey
Burnaby BC
August 1, 2019
Burnaby BC
MCFR 3(2) – harvest contaminated shellfish
CSSP
Contamination closure
$500 court ordered fine 2019-11-22
TATTRIE, Kaleb
Delta, British Columbia
August 8, 2019 BCSFR 49 Fish for salmon w/prohib gear (barbed hook) + BCSFR 18(A)
fish w/no licence
Salmon - Pink $250 ticket 2019-11-20
ELVAN, Wayne
Richmond, BC
November 8, 2018. FGR s. 22(7)
Fail to comply with conditions of licence
Shrimp Trawl, Commercial Fishery $750 court ordered fine 2019-11-20
ZHU, Ligang
Burnaby, British Columbia
June 17, 2017 and July 07, 2017, Howe Sound B.C. BCSFR 34 (1) Fishing Prawn in Sponge Reef (closed time)
BCSFR Sec.29 (1)(D) C/R undersized Lingcod
BCSFR Sec.37 (1)(B) C/R undersized Dungeness Crab
BCSFR Sec. 39(2) Fish for crab with trap not in his name
BCSFR Sec. 22 fail to record lincod on tidal water licence
BCSFR Sec. 38 C/R Sea Cucumber by prohibited gear or method (hook and Line)
Sea cucumber, Prawn, Crab, Lingcod, Glass Sponge Reef, Recreational $25,000, FA Sec. 79.2
6.5 month prohabition from being on any vessel other than a BC Ferry or Translink Seabus (ending 2020/06/01)
2019-11-12
SHEN, Jianqun,
West Vancouver, BC
August 1, 2019
White Rock, BC
MCFR 3(2)- Harvest contaminated shellfish
CSSP
Contamination closure
$2,000 court ordered fine 2019-11-12
HUANG, Wenshan
Burnaby, BC
August 1, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – Catch and Retain undersize Dungeness Crab
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$400 court ordered fine 2019-11-08
XIA, Chengyi
Burnaby, BC
July 13, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 36(b) – Catch and Retain more than four Dungeness crab or Red Rock crab in the aggregate
Red Rock Crab
Recreational Crab
$450 court ordered fine 2019-11-06
ZHU, Yuejiang
Vancouver BC
August 1, 2019
Burnaby, BC
MCFR 3(2)- Harvest contaminated shellfish
CSSP
Contamination closure
$1,000 court ordered fine 2019-11-01
YU, Chun Kong
Coquitlam, British Columbia
2019-06-29 BCSFR 24(1)
Fish for Rockfish during closed time
Rockfish
Unspecified
$250 ticket 2019-10-30
LEE, Yuk Ping
Coquitlam, British Columbia
2019-06-29 BCSFR 24(1)
Fish for Rockfish during closed time
Rockfish
Unspecified
$250 ticket 2019-10-30
MA, Alex Ting Cheung
New Westminster, British Columbia
2019-06-29 BCSFR 24(1)
Fish for Rockfish during closed time
Rockfish
Unspecified
$250 ticket 2019-10-30
WEN, Su Mei
New Westminster, British Columbia
2019-06-29 BCSFR 24(1)
Fish for Rockfish during closed time
Rockfish
Unspecified
$250 ticket 2019-10-30
YANG, Mei Jin
Surrey, BC
July 27, 2019
White Rock, BC
MCFR 3(2)- Harvest contaminated shellfish
CSSP
Contamination closure
$1,000 court ordered fine 2019-10-29
QIU, Xiao Ping
Vancouver BC
September 5, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37(1)(c) – Catch and retain undersize crab
Red Rock Crab
Recreational Crab
$250 ticket 2019-10-17
LIU, Xiuting
Coquitlam, BC
June 29, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37 (1)(b) – Catch and Retain undersize Dungeness Crab
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$250 ticket 2019-10-16
DELDA, Ramon Domingo
Vancouver, BC
June 29, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37 (1)(b) – Catch and Retain undersize Dungeness Crab
BCSFR 41.1 - no person shall set, operate, or leave unattended in the water any trap unless buoy, tag or float bears operator’s name
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$400 court ordered fine 2019-10-15
LEE, Young Hwan, Surrey BC July 5, 2019
Burnaby BC
FA 33 – illegal possession of crab
Illegal possession $500 court ordered fine 2019-10-15
PINERA, Jojo Villanueva
Surrey, BC
June 29, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37 (1)(b) – Catch and Retain undersize Dungeness Crab
BCSFR 41.1 - no person shall set, operate, or leave unattended in the water any trap unless buoy, tag or float bears operator’s name
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$400 court ordered fine 2019-10-15
BULLOCK, Michael Andrew July 25 - July 28, 2017
Prince Rupert, BC
Oceans Act - s.6(a) HSQCSMPA Regs., fish in Glass Sponge Reef
Commercial Halibut $25,000 court ordered fine  2019-10-15
BULLOCK, Michael Andrew July 25 - July 28, 2017
Prince Rupert, BC
FA s.33, possess fish caught in contravention
Commercial Halibut $20,000 court fine 2019-10-15
HAO, Feng
Burnaby, British Columbia
September 25, 2019, Howe Sound, BCSFR Sec.25(1) Catch and retain finfish of a species other than salmon in excess of daily quota
BCSFR Sec.34(1) fish for certain fish during close time
Rockfish, Lingcod and Prawn $350 ticket 2019-10-10
LIU, Yi Lei
Nanaimo, BC
May 1, 2019
Nanaimo BC
no rockfish descending device 22(7) the Fishery (General) Regulations
possess underisze crabs caught in contravention s33 FA
possess rockfish caught in contravention s33 FA
105 mm in diameter on each crab trap, contrary to Section 22(7) of the Fishery (General)Regulations
recreational finfish / shellfish  1 Year prohibtion from fishing;
Forfeiture of all the 5 rockfish, 12 crabs and 6 crab traps
Fine $500, $2,000, $2,000, $500
2019-10-10
GAUDIER, Jerome Doroteo
Burnaby, BC
June 29, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37(1)(b) catch and retain undersized Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab $250 ticket 2019-10-08
TRAM, De Van
Prince Rupert, BC
May 25, 2018
Work Channel, BC
FA s.33, 3 counts
Commercial Prawn Fishery, Spot Prawn  $5,000 fine, $16,000 s.79 order, forefieture of $28,437.59 2019-10-07
HALL, Martin
Kitimaaat Village, BC
August 3, 2018. Near Port Edward, BC
FGR s.22(7) fail to have operating revival tank as required by licence conditions
FA s. 33 unlawful possession of steelhead
Steelhead
Commercial salmon gillnet fishery
Suspended Sentence 12 months
FRC cancellation 4 months
Prohibition on 2020/21 FRC except in compliance with probation & terms of suspended sentence
Probation 12 months
2019-10-03
ZHOU, Chuanbin
Burnaby, BC
July 5, 2019
Burnaby, BC
MCFR 3(2)- Harvest contaminated shellfish
CSSP
Contamination closure
$1,500 court ordered fine 2019-10-02
LAW Lawrence
Chun kit
Richmond BC
June 6, 2019
Port Moody
BCSFR 25(1) – exceed daily limit of fish
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – retain undersize crab
BCSFR 41 - fish illegal crab trap (no rot cord)
Recreational Tidal Finfish
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$2,000 court ordered fine
2019-09-30
LLAVE, Camilo E
Surrey, BC
January 19, 2019
Crescent Beach, BC
BCSFR 37 (1)(b) – Catch and Retain undersize Dungeness Crab
BCSFR 36(b) – Catch and Retain more than four Dungeness crab or Red Rock crab in the aggregate
FGR 22(7) – Fail to comply with licence conditions – retain female crab
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$700 court ordered fine
2019-09-27
ZHU, Xiang
Burnaby, BC
August 16, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – retain undersize crab
Dungeness crab
Recreational Crab
$500 ticket 2019-09-26
ZHANG, Sen
Coquitlam BC
August 16, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR.36(b) – Catch and retain crab over quota
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – Catch and retain undersize Dungeness crab
BCSFR 37(1)(c) – Catch and retain undersize red rock crab
FGR 11 – Fail to Produce Licence
Dungeness Crab
Red Rock Crab
Recreational Crab
$485 Ticket 2019-09-24
BROOKS, James
Bend, Oregon, USA
September 22, 2019
Sooke, BC
BCSFR s.49 Prohibited gear (Barbed hooks) and BCSFR s.44, catch retain Salmon in excess of quota (Wild Coho)
Recreational Coho Salmon (Wild) $150 +$150 = $300 2019-09-24
JOHNSON, James Michael
Florence, Texas, USA
September 22, 2019
Sooke, BC
BCSFR s.49 Prohibited gear (Barbed hooks) and BCSFR s.44, catch retain Salmon in excess of quota (Wild Coho)
Recreational Coho Salmon (Wild) $150 +$150 = $300 2019-09-24
JIANG, De Jun
West Vancouver BC
September 19, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 24(1) – Rockfish Conservation Area -Fishing in a closed time/area
BCSFR 36(b) – Catch and retain crab over quota
BCSFR 37(1)(b) – Catch and retain undersize Dungeness crab
BCSFR 37(1)(c) – Catch and retain undersize red rock crab
Recreational Finfish
Dungeness Crab
Red Rock Crab
Recreational Crab
$1,000 ticket
and
$250 ticket
2019-09-23
MERCADO, Darwin Miranda
Coquitlam, BC
June 29, 2019
Belcarra, BC
FGR 22(7) – Fail to comply with licence conditions – retain female crab
Red Rock Crab
Recreational Crab
$400 court ordered fine 2019-09-23
CUNNINGHAM, Howard Gary William
Katzie Indian Reserve in Pitt Meadows, BC
September 12, 15, 16, 24, 25 and 26, 2018
Fraser River, near Pitt Meadows and Fort Langley, BC
PFR 53(1) fish for salmon during closed time (4 counts)
Chinook, sockeye and chum salmon; area closed to salmon fishing Suspended sentence: 3 year probation order with 9 conditions
Served 40 days jail time
2019-09-20
MIZERA, Paul James
Ducanby Lodge, BC
September 6, 2019
Bella Bella, BC
BCSFR s.49, fishing for salmon with illegal gear (2 barbed hooks)
Salmon, Recreational fishery $350 ticket; 2 rods and reels forfeited, $2,000 estimated value 2019-09-20
YU, Qirui
Port Coquitlam BC
June 29, 2019
Burnaby BC
BCSFR 39(2) – Gear conflict
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
$350 ticket 2019-09-19
XUE, Teng
Surrey, BC
August 18, 2019
Nanoose Bay, BC
Exceed daily quota for Clams BCSFR 35(1)
Recreational shellfish - Clams $750 2019-09-13
CURRIE, James
Masset, BC
June 22, 2019
Masset, BC
BCSFR s. 22 Fail to record Chinook (2); F(G)R s.22(7), fail to record Halibut
Chinook, Recreational Halibut, Recreational fishery $950 total fine; forfeiture of two Chinook Salmon and one Halibut 2019-09-13
CROFT, Arthur Stephen
Port Coquitlam, BC
September 6, 2019
Bella Bella, BC
BCSFR s.49, fishing for salmon with illegal gear (2 barbed hooks)
Salmon, Recreational fishery $350 ticket 2019-09-13
SALMON, Ryan
Port Alberni, BC
June 14, 2019
Masset, BC
BCSFR s.36(b), no person shall catch and retain more than the aggregate daily quota of Crab
Dungeness Crab, Recreational  $350 total fine; release of five live Dungeness Crab 2019-09-12
NATONTON, Junar
Langley, BC
August 4, 2019
Nanaimo, BC
Possess more than twice daily quota of Oysters BCSFR 13(1)
Recreational shellfish - Pacific Oysters $1,000, forfeiture of 1 cooler, 1 bucket 2019-09-10
ZHANG, Jing Jun
Burnaby BC
June 29, 2019
Port Moody BC
BCSFR 39(2) – Gear conflict
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
$350 ticket 2019-09-05
ZHANG, Xaioli
Thornhill, ON
August 18, 2019
Nanoose Bay, BC
Exceed daily quota for Clams BCSFR 35(1)
Recreational shellfish - Clams $750, forfeiture of 1 cooler, 2 buckets and 2 garden rakes 2019-09-03
TRIEU, Binh
Sechelt, BC 
August 15, 2019
Sechelt, BC
BCSFR s.36(a) Overlimit Clams 
CSSP-Contamination Closure $1.000 ticket; forfeiture of 103 Clams 2019-09-03
TAVASZI, Lorand
Coquitlam, BC 
August 8, 2019
Powell River, BC
BCSFR s.48 undersize Salmon, BCSFR s.29(1)(d) undersize Lingcod
Salmon and Lingcod, Recreational fishery Ticket $350; forfeiture of two coho salmon and one lingcod 2019-08-28
WANG, Xu
Richmond, BC
August 19, 2019
Nanoose Bay, BC
possess more than twice daily quota of Clams BCSFR 13(1)
Recreational shellfish - Clams $300 2019-08-26
GUO, Yinling
Richmond, BC
August 19, 2019
Nanoose Bay, BC
possess more than twice daily quota of Clams BCSFR 13(1)
Recreational shellfish - Clams $300 2019-08-26
BONGOLON, Reynald
Langley, BC
August 4, 2019
Nanaimo, BC
possess more than twice daily quota of Oysters BCSFR 13(1)
Recreational shellfish - Pacific Oysters $1,000, forfeiture of 1 cooler, 1 bucket 2019-08-23
FARLEY, James
Parksville, BC
August 6, 2019
French Creek, BC
Fail to maintain catch records BCSFR 22
Retain Salmon in excess of daily quota BCSFR 44
Retain Chinook Salmon less than 62 cm BCSFR 48
Recreational finfish - salmon $550, forfeiture two Chinook Salmon 2019-08-22
LU, Quang Sinh
Brampton, Ont
August 1, 2019
Port Moody
BCSFR 37(1) (b) – retain undersize crab
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
$500 ticket 2019-08-19
SUN, Yanchong,
Vancouver BC
July 13, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR 18(a) – Fish without a licence
BCSFR 36(b) – Catch and retain crab over quota
FA 33 – Possess fish caught in contravention of the act
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
$1,000 court ordered fine 2019-08-15
HABIBOVIC, Mesud,
Port Moody, BC
July 5, 2019
Burnaby, BC
BCSFR s.36(b) – Catch and retain crab over quota
BCSFR s.37(1)(b) – Catch and retain undersize Dungeness crab
Dungeness Crab
Recreational Crab
$350 ticket 2019-08-13
COHEN, Susan
Queen Charlotte, BC 
 June 21, 2019
Rose Harbour, BC
BCSFR s.38 Fishing Crab with illegal gear (Obstucted escape hole) 
Crab - Recreational fishery  $350 ticket 2019-08-13
WARD, Brock
Calgary, AB
July 12, 2019
Sandspit, BC
Count 1: FGR - License condition 22(7), Halibut over possession; Count 2: FGR - License condition 22(7), Halibut fail to record
Halibut - Recreational fishery Count 1: $1,000 fine
Count 2: $2,000 fine 
2019-08-13
BABCOCK, Scott Stephen July 19, 2018
Prince Rupert, BC
s.7(1)Marine Mammal Regulations. Disturb Whales <100m 
Marine Mammal Disturbance $1500 court order and $500 court fine 2019-08-08