Quebec region

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Quebec region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
René Durette
(New Richmond)
Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $500 2020-01-23
René Durette
(New Richmond)
Having wasted clams suitable for human consumption (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $500 2020-01-23
Pierrot English (Gaspé) Used or had on board the vessel fishing nets with a mesh size of less than 152 mm. Greenland halibut $1,000 and confiscation of seized gear 2020-01-20
Gilles Chapados (Gascons) Possession of a female lobster with eggs attached. Lobster $1,000 2019-12-05
Pierre Fortin (Rivière-au-Renard) Possession of snow crab less than 95 mm wide. Snow crab $4,300 2019-12-04
Claude Comeau (Port-Cartier) Fishing lobster without a licence for this species. Lobster $1,500 2019-11-28
François Dion (Pointe-Lebel) Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $300 2019-11-28
Evan Lancup (Sept-Îles) Possession of fish caught in contravention of this Act or the regulations. Cod $250 2019-11-28
Guylain Aucoin (Sept-Îles) Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $500 2019-11-25
Tony Jean (Sept-Îles) Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $500 2019-11-25
Magella Leblanc (Neuchâtel) Possession of molluscs (clams) less than 51 mm in length (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $300 2019-11-25
Jacques Morneau (Les Escoumins) Failing to comply with his licence conditions by fishing for and possessing sea urchins with a test (shell) width of less than 50 mm. Sea urchin $1,500 2019-11-25
Mario Pilote (Portneuf-sur-Mer) Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $300 2019-11-25
Réal Tremblay (Portneuf-sur-Mer) Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $300 2019-11-25
Ghislain Roberge (Bonaventure) Shellfish harvesting in a closed area (recreational fishery). Soft shell clam $1,000, confiscation of seized items, three-year ban on being in any area where shellfish harvesting takes places, whether in open or closed areas. 2019-11-21
Ryan Burke
(Grosse-Île)
Fishing lobster without a license, in a lagoon, without a licenced fishing boat. Recidivist Lobster $3,000 + Prohibition to be 100m downstream or upstream of the scene of the offense (East Cape Bridge) + Prohibition to be on a lagoon of the Magdalen Islands for 2 years 2019-11-20
Steeve Lafrance
(Cap-aux-Meules)
Possession of 4 lobster under the legal size Lobster $1,000 2019-11-20
Claude Turbide
(Grande-Entrée)
Incomplete tags registry Lobster $550 2019-11-20
Johnny Turbide (Havre-aux-Maisons) Fishing in a zone closed for contamination Atlantic surf clam $450 2019-11-20
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