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Shooting wolf nets man fine

A Vermilion Bay man received a hefty fine for illegally killing a wolf.

Trevor Robinson pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for hunting and killing a wolf without a licence.

Court heard that in the fall of 2011, Ministry of Natural Resources’ conservation officers received information that Robinson had harvested a wolf without a licence.

Deer hunter fined

A Marathon woman has been fined $1,500 for deer-hunting violations.

Trisha Brackett pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for discharging a firearm from and across a road and $500 for shooting a doe without a permit.

Court heard that on Oct. 29, a member of the public reported shots in the no-discharge area of Sioux Narrows.

Smuggling bait nets fines

Two U.S. residents have been fined a total of $1,000 for trying to smuggle live bait into Ontario.

Eric Lee Udelhoven, of Boone, Iowa, was fined $500 for bringing live leeches into Ontario for use as bait.

Maynard Baratto, of Hibbing, Mn., was fined $500 for the same offence.

Too many walleye nets fine

An Illinois man has been fined $2,400 for having too many walleye in his possession.

Dan Behrens of Chicago pleaded guilty to having 12 walleye over the legal limit.

Court heard that on June 30, Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers were conducting a boat patrol on Lac La Croix on the west side of Quetico Provincial Park.

Hefty fine for hunter

An Alberta resident has been fined $1,500 for hunting-related offences.

Dustin Gamble of Calgary pleaded guilty to three charges of making a false statement on a Ministry of Natural Resources resident hunting licence application.

He was fined $500 for each offence.

Hefty fines for hunting offences

Three men have been fined a total of $3,500 for offences related to deer hunting.

Rodney Szyszka of Ignace pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for trespassing to hunt white-tailed deer.

He also pleaded guilty, and was fined $2,000, for not taking reasonable care to ensure that the hunter apprentice under his supervision complied with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.