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Illegal moose hunting nets fine

A Winnipeg man has been convicted of hunting moose in Ontario without a licence.

Barry C. Arnason was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and fined $2,500 for hunting moose in Ontario without the authority of a licence.

Arnason also is prohibited from hunting in Ontario for two years.

His firearm was seized and will be returned once his fine is paid.

K-9 unit uncovers hidden fish stash

A party of seven anglers paid a total of $1,170 in fines related to possessing an over-limit of walleye and skinning fish so they could not be easily identified.

Six Wisconsin residents were fined $175 each for taking an over-limit of fish while a Thunder Bay resident also was fined $120 for skinning fish so the species and number could not be readily identified or counted.

Angler fined

A Thunder Bay man pleaded guilty to charges of obstructing conservation officers and for littering.

Gary Letourneau was convicted under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and fined $1,000 for obstructing Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers.

He also was convicted under the Public Lands Act and fined $500 for littering on Crown land.

Hunter fined for trespassing

A Thunder Bay man must pay $1,000 for trespassing to hunt on a closed road.

John R. Spack was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and fined $1,000 for trespassing for the purpose of hunting on a closed road.

The moose was forfeited to the Crown.

His firearm also was seized and will be returned once the fine is paid.

Hefty fines for stockpiling walleye

An Ohio man must pay $4,400 for a range of fishing offences.

John W. Andrix Jr., of Galena, was convicted under the Ontario Fishery Regulations and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.

His fines include $2,400 for possessing 12 walleye over the legal daily possession limit of four, $1,000 for obstructing conservation officers, and $1,000 for abandoning fish.