Pacific region

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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
BROOKS, James, Bend, Oregon, USA September 22, 2019, Sooke BC, BCSFR Sec49 Prohibited Gear (Barbed Hooks) and BCSFR Sec44 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 Sec49 Prohibited Gear (Barbed Hooks) and BCSFR Sec44 Catch Retain Salmon in Excess of Quota (Wild Coho) Recreational Coho Salmon (Wild) $150 +$150 = $300 2019-09-24
MIZERA, Paul James, Ducanby Lodge, BC September 06, 2019. Bella Bella BC. BCSFR s. 49. Fishing for salmon with illegal gear (2 barbed hooks) Salmon, recreational fishery Ticket $300; 2 rods and reels forfeited, $2000 estimated value 2019-09-20
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
NATONTON, Junar
Langley, BC
August 4, 2019 Nanaimo, BC
possess more than twice daily quota of oysters BCSFR 13(1)
recreational shellfish - Pacific oysters $1000 forfeiture of 1 cooler , 1 bucket 2019-09-10
ZHANG,  Xaioli
Thornhill, ONT
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
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 $1000 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 chinooks 2019-08-22
VU, Hai Toan
Campbell River BC
July 2, 2019 Nanaimo
Exceed daily quota for clams BCSFR 35 (1)
Recreational shellfish - clams $500 2019-07-15
JANSEN, Darcy, Queen Charlotte City, BC April 13 2019 Cumshewa Inlet, Haida Gwaii, BC - BCSFR 35(1) Over quota prawns (x105 prawns) Recreational fishery - Spot prawn $500 2019-07-09
GRAY, Janet, Queen Charlotte City, BC April 13 2019 Cumshewa Inlet, Haida Gwaii, BC - BCSFR 35(1) Over quota prawns (x106 prawns) Recreational fishery - Spot prawn $500 2019-07-09
LIANG, Feng
Delta BC
July 6, 2019 Nanaimo – possess more than twice daily quota of oysters BCSFR 13(1) Recreational shellfish - Pacific oysters $1000 2019-07-08
WANG, Jin
Calgary, Alberta
July 4, 2019 Nanaimo – catch and retain undersize crab BCSFR 37 (1) Recreational shellfish - Red rock crab  $300 2019-07-04
BUI, Van Duc
Coquitlam, BC
Did on April 25, 2018 Ladysmith BC
(1) Place fishing gear during close time FA 25(1)
(2) Possess fish contrary to Act FA33
(3) Fish without authority of a licence PFR 26(1)
Commercial prawns $10,000 fine and forfeiture of 104 prawn traps, and gear  2019-06-19
GUERIN, Robert Wayne
Chemainus BC
Did on April 27, 2016 Chemainus BC
Harvest clams in contaminated area MCFR 3(2)
Commercial shellfish - Clams Conditional Sentence Order (30 days curfew in residence); Suspended Sentence; Probation Order: 12 Month(s); no fishing for clams 2019-06-13
GUERIN, Robert Wayne
Chemainus BC
Chemainus BC
(1) March 16, 2019 harvest clams contaminated area MCFR 3(2)
(2) March 17, 2017 harvest clams contaminated area MCFR 3(2)
(3) March 17, 2017 obstruct Fishery Officer - FA 62
Commercial shellfish - Clams (1)Conditional Sentence Order - 4 months(curfew in residence)
(2)Conditional Sentence Order - 4 months concurrent
(3)Conditional Sentence Order- 1 month concurrent Order: 24 Month(s); no fishing for clams
2019-05-30
IWASAWA, Masao
Nanaimo, BC
August 20, 2019 Nanaimo BC
Fish for salmon with barbed hooks s49 BCSFR
recreational finfish - slamon $300 forfeiture hooks 2019-05-23
GUO, Hu Gang
Richmond BC
2019-05-22 Nanaimo
Retain more than daily limit rockfish BCSFR 25(1)
Recreational finfish - rockfish $300 forfeiture of fishing rod and reel 2019-05-23
DINH, Bat Van
Vancouver, BC
August 1, 2018
PFR: 63 Fish for crab during closed time. 
FGR: 22(7) Fail to comply with a condition of licence: left trap in water for more than 18 consecutive days
Fishery: Commercial Crab Area H Total Penalties: $8,000 fine
One count: PFR: 63 $5,000 fine
One count: FGR: 22(7) $3,000 fine
2019-05-08