Heavy fines for illegal netting at Victoria's Carrum Beach
- Fined Fibbin'. Snyder, Kari // Boating;Aug2003, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p25
Reports that the mayor of Mount Sterling, Iowa has proposed a fine on anyone who spins a fish yarn.
- Penalties Improve For Fish and Wildlife Offences. Otway, Bill // BC Outdoors Sport Fishing & Outdoor Adventure;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p11
The article reports on the heavy penalties and stiff fines assessed for fishing violations and illegal wildlife hunting activities in British Columbia.
- California Assembly Bill Would Increase DFG Fines to $20,000. Hill, Taylor // Log Newspaper;6/22/2012, Issue 922, p30
The article offers information on the California Assembly Bill 2179 that will increase the existing authority of California Department of Fish and Game and maximum penalty for any violation from 10,000 to 20,000 U.S. dollars.
- Western Australian government fines five Perth men for abalone overfishing. // Ausmarine;Mar2013, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p14
The article reports that five men in Western Australia were fined $22,000 by the Southern Region Fisheries and Marine Officers (FMOs) of the Western Australian government for abalone overfishing in Augusta in November 2012.
- Illegal fishing operation fined over $2 million. // Ausmarine;Sep2015, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p12
The article reports on welcomed news by the Australian government regarding the fine imposed by the Malaysian court to crew of the Perlon fishing vessel in May 2015 who made an illegal and unreported and unregulated (IUU) operation and were convicted violating the Malaysian Fisheries Act.
- The Taking of Reptiles and Amphibians Under A Sport Fishing License. // Illinois Register;5/17/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p6757
The article focuses on a notice issued by the Department of Natural Resources of Illinois regarding the proposed amendment related to taking of reptiles and amphibians under sport fishing. According to the notice, dip nets are not legal methods for capturing snapping turtles or bullfrogs. It...
- Errant Anglers Sent To School. Sutton, Keith // Southern Sporting Journal;Aug2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p7
The article reports that first-time fishing regulation violators in Florida's Biscayne National Park can escape paying fines if they attend a special class for wayward anglers, the first of its kind in the U.S. The course at the University of Miami is funded by a $148,000, three-year grant from...
- CHEATERS WILL PAY MORE. Helsdon, Jeff // Ontario Out of Doors;Mar2004, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that, anglers who break fishing regulations face higher fines, even jail time in 2004. Jim McMullen, president of the Ontario Conservation Officers Association said that this year's increase is the first since the 1980's. The fine for fishing without a licence has risen from...
- More Anglers Taking Too Many Walleye. // Out of Doors;Jul2005, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p5
This article reports that several anglers at Lynn Lake in Day County, South Dakota have disobeyed laws for daily fishing limits in 2005. In June, conservation officers issued 30 citations to people for being over their limit for walleye. Since the daily limit on Lynn Lake is two walleye per day,...