B.C. Fishing Resort Fined $47,500 For Illegal Oversized Halibut
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - June 6, 2018
A northern B.C. fishing resort has been fined $47,500 for two violations of the Fisheries Act that occurred in 2015. Queen Charlotte Lodge, a sport fishing resort located on the west shore of Naden Harbour on Graham Island, Haida Gwaii, B.C. reportedly failed to report illegal oversized halibut.
B.C.’s tidal water recreational fishery and freshwater fishery is Canada’s largest and most valuable industry. Recreational fishing possession limits for halibut in that region during the 2015/2016 season were set at two ...
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