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
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
Lee Anne Crozier
(New Carlisle)
Possession of molluscs (clams) less than 51 mm in length (recreational fishing) Soft-Shell Clam $300 2019-09-06
Alfred Élément
(New Carlisle)
Possession of molluscs (clams) less than 51 mm in length (recreational fishing) Soft-Shell Clam $300 2019-09-06
Mario Lavoie
(Ragueneau)
Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams. Soft shell clam $300 2019-09-05
Réjean Bujold
(Maria)
Shellfish harvesting in a closed area (recreational fishing) Shellfish $300 and forfeiture of seized goods 2019-08-26
Hugo Landry (Québec) Shellfish harvesting in a closed area (recreational fishing) Shellfish $300 and forfeiture of seized goods 2019-08-26
Dany Leblanc
(Escouminac)
Shellfish harvesting in a closed area (recreational fishing)
Possession of molluscs (soft-shell clam) less than 51 mm in length (recreational fishing)
Shellfish $600 and forfeiture of seized goods 2019-08-26
Jean-David Pelletier
(Sept-Îles)
Fishing for Greenland halibut without valid conditions. Greenland Halibut $650 and forfeiture of fish caught during the fishing expedition 2019-08-21
Aaron Josey
(Île d’Entrée)
Possession of 10 rock crabs under the legal minimum size and illegal possession of 9 female rock crabs Rock Crab $800 2019-08-21
Mauril Renaud
(Étang-du-Nord)
Non-compliance with licence conditions, 5 fishing trips without satellite monitoring system of the activated vessel Scallop $700 2019-08-21
Dominic Vigneault (Fatima) Possession of 22 clams under the legal minimum size Soft-Shell Clam $200 2019-08-21
Corporation de Développement Portuaire de la Baie du Cap-Vert
(Fatima)
Failure to complete and complete the fish habitat compensation work required by Authorization 2013-022 within the prescribed time frame N/A Probation and conditions, one year deadline for completion of fish habitat compensation work under the compensation agreement. 2019-08-21
Pierre-Luc Morneau
(Les Escoumins)
Failing to comply with his licence conditions by failing to ensure that his vessel monitoring system (VMS) is on the market, operational and used throughout the fishing expedition. N/A $2,250 2019-08-13
Michel Brisson
(Colombier)
Have taken and kept, during the same day, a quantity of more than 300 clams. Soft shell clam $300 2019-08-13
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