The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry laid 16 charges and issued 21 warnings during a one-day aerial enforcement patrol in the Thunder Bay area.
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From the MNRF
A Michigan resident has been fined $13,050 for possessing an over-limit of walleye.
William Krueger, of East Tawas, pleaded guilty and was fined $13,050 for possessing more walleye than allowed under the Ontario Fishery Regulations.
He also was suspended from fishing in Ontario for 10 years.
A Keewatin woman has been fined $2,600 for fishing-related offences.
Ingrid Parkes pleaded guilty and was fined $1,600 for possessing an over-limit of walleye and $1,000 for packaging the fish in a manner so that the number could not be easily counted.
The fish were forfeited to the Crown.
A Sioux Lookout resident has been fined $3,500 for a fishing violation.
Justin Young pleaded guilty, and was fined $3,500, for angling during the closed season for lake trout.
He also received a two-year fishing licence suspension.
Court heard that on Dec. 10, Young was observed by a conservation officer angling through the ice on Big Vermilion Lake.
A U.S. resident has been fined $4,000 for hunting offences under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.
Steven Evonsion, of East Hartland, Conn., pleaded guilty and was fined $3,000 for firing a high-powered rifle without due care and attention to people or property.
He also pleaded guilty, and was fined $1,000, for discharging a firearm from a vehicle.
Two men have been fined a total of $4,000 for moose hunting offences.
Jean Paul Mayer of Navan pleaded guilty, and was fined $3,000, for abandoning a cow moose and allowing its flesh to spoil.
Otto Sternad of Oshawa pleaded guilty, and was fined $1,000, for failing to immediately attach his seal to a cow moose.
A Wisconsin man has been fined $3,000 for an offence under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.
Brian Bates of Hortonville pleaded guilty, and was fined $3,000, for discharging a firearm without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for people and property.
A Vermilion Bay area man has been fined $2,000 for offences under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act.
Robert Wisneski pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully causing the placement of a structure within the Eagle-Dogtooth Provincial Park.
Two Burlington men have been fined $3,500 for hunting offences.
Kevan Johnson pleaded guilty and was fined $2,500 for careless use of a firearm.
His hunting licence also has been suspended for three years, and he must complete the Ontario hunter education course before being able to apply for another licence.
A Kenora man has been fined $750 for taking his truck into a provincial park.
Daniel Prouty pleaded guilty and was fined $750 for taking his truck into Turtle River-White Otter Lake Provincial Park, a remote wilderness park with limited access, to get to Dibble Lake.