(GERALDTON, ONT) – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry laid 23 charges and issued 18 warnings during a three-day aerial enforcement patrol of remote outpost camps on lakes north of Geraldton.
From June 13 to 15, 2018, conservation officers from the ministry’s Geraldton enforcement unit checked 80 fly-in anglers for compliance with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, Ontario Fishery Regulations and Small Vessel Regulations.
Charges and warnings included:
Fish seized during the blitz were donated to charity.
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Source: Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry Media Release