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2017 News Releases

Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines, Penalties for Leading Tickles Men   (Jun, 9 2017)

Salmon Anglers Encouraged to Respect Fishing Regulations   (Jun, 1 2017)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers in Labrador Seek Public Assistance   (May, 2 2017)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Investigation Possible Poaching Incident in Corner Brook   (Jan, 25 2017)

Fish and Wildlife Investigations Result in Significant Fines   (Jan, 12 2017)



2016 News Releases

Number of Serious Fish-Related Offences Significantly Increase in 2016   (Dec, 16 2016)

Non-Resident Hunters Face Charges Following Investigation   (Nov, 18 2016)

Investigation Underway Into Discharging of Firearm Near School in Central Newfoundland   (Nov, 7 2016)

Convictions in Gander Court for Illegal Netting and Jigging   (Oct, 31 2016)

Investigations Result in Significant Convictions for Illegal Poaching and Netting   (Oct, 21 2016)

Charges Pending Following Investigations into Big Game Hunting Violations   (Oct, 12 2016)

Investigations into Illegal Fishing Activities Lead to Multiple Convictions   (Oct, 6 2016)

Public Information Assists in Investigation by Fish and Wildlife Enforcement   (Sep, 29 2016)

Minister Parsons Recognizes Recipient of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards   (Sep, 26 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Investigations Result in Recent Convictions   (Sep, 19 2016)

Alleged Poachers Caught with 54 Illegal Salmon   (Aug, 16 2016)

Salmon Poaching Incident in Hampden Leads to Charges   (Aug, 15 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Numerous Charges for Violations   (Aug, 10 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Apprehend Serious Salmon and Trout Abusers   (Jul, 20 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Charges Related to Salmon Poaching   (Jun, 22 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations Lead to Convictions   (Jun, 13 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Investigation Leads to Charges   (May, 13 2016)

Recent Convictions for Illegal Hunting Stem from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations   (Mar, 24 2016)

Salmon Poaching Incidents Lead to Significant Fines   (Feb, 5 2016)

Officers See Record Number of Violations in 2015   (Feb, 2 2016)



2015 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Reminding People to Practice Firearms and Hunting Safety   (Nov, 24 2015)

Convictions Result from Illegal Fishing Incidents   (Nov, 16 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay a Number of Charges for Illegal Hunting   (Oct, 14 2015)

Minister Announces Recipient of Fish and Wildlife Officer of the Year Awards   (Sep, 28 2015)

Unsafe Hunting Practices Lead to Charges   (Sep, 16 2015)

Man Convicted for Offences Related to Improper Use of Firearm   (Sep, 11 2015)

Media Advisory: Law Enforcement Agencies to Discuss Hunting Safety   (Sep, 9 2015)

Off-Duty Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Apprehend Alleged Salmon Poachers   (Sep, 2 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Lay More Charges for Salmon Poaching   (Jul, 27 2015)

Non-Residents Charged for Allegedly Angling without a Guide in Labrador West   (Jul, 16 2015)

Charges Laid in Two Related Salmon Poaching Incidents   (Jul, 14 2015)

Alleged Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Charges   (Jul, 8 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Bust Two Separate Salmon Poaching Operations   (Jun, 30 2015)

Minister Acknowledges Efforts of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers in Restoring First World War Monument   (Jun, 17 2015)

Public Advisory: Anglers Reminded to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags and Practice Responsible Angling   (Jun, 11 2015)

Illegal Big Game Hunting Licence Application Leads to Convictions   (Jun, 3 2015)

Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags and to Practice Responsible Angling Activities This Season   (May, 29 2015)

Violations of the Fish and Wildlife Act Lead to Convictions   (May, 20 2015)

Salmon Netting Leads to Convictions and Significant Fines   (May, 7 2015)

Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Jail Time   (Apr, 15 2015)

Investigation into Illegal Moose Hunt Leads to Conviction   (Mar, 30 2015)

Investigation into Serious Incident Leads to Conviction   (Mar, 20 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Had a Busy Year in 2014   (Jan, 5 2015)



2014 News Releases

Officers Promote Fish and Wildlife Enforcement as a Career to High School Students   (Dec, 23 2014)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Seek Public Assistance   (Nov, 6 2014)

Successful Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations Lead to Convictions   (Oct, 27 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Recognizes Officer for Outstanding Contribution   (Sep, 29 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Protect Stocks as Salmon Season Comes to a Close   (Sep, 15 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Enforce Regulations   (Sep, 5 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Actively Patrolling the Province's Lakes and Rivers   (Aug, 11 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Report a Busy Week of Salmon Poaching Enforcement   (Jul, 18 2014)

Investigations Lead to More Charges for Salmon Poaching   (Jul, 4 2014)

Two Charged for Illegally Netting Salmon   (Jun, 27 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Net Alleged Salmon Poachers   (Jun, 24 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Reminds Dog Owners of Wild Life Regulations   (Jun, 6 2014)

Convictions Result from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigation   (Apr, 17 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Make Seizure   (Feb, 19 2014)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Seek Public Assistance   (Feb, 13 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Lay Charges Related to Allegations of Illegal Caribou Hunting   (Jan, 22 2014)



2013 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Make Arrest Related to Illegal Salmon Netting   (Jun, 26 2013)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigation Leads to Arrests   (May, 22 2013)

Hunting Ban Announced on George River Caribou Herd   (Jan, 28 2013)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Makes Gains in Protecting Resources   (Jan, 28 2013)



2012 News Releases

Joint Operation between Fish and Wildlife Enforcement and DFO Fishery Guardians Results in Arrest   (Jul, 23 2012)   

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Target Poachers with Thermal Imaging Technology   (Jul, 19 2012)   



2011 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Officers Seize Atlantic Salmon and Make Several Arrests   (Jul, 15 2011)   

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Make Arrests   (Jun, 30 2011)   

Charges Laid Under New Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division   (May, 31 2011)   

Public Advisory: Changed Telephone Numbers for Reporting Problem Wildlife Encounters   (May, 13 2011)

Inland Fish Enforcement Program Expanded to Include Wildlife   (Apr, 20 2011)



2010 News Releases

Inland Fish Enforcement Program Expands to Further Protect Labrador Fish Stocks   (Sep, 1 2010)

Poaching Ring Busted on Outskirts of Gros Morne National Park   (Aug, 27 2010)   

Provincial Inland Fish Enforcement Program Efforts Proving Successful   (Aug, 24 2010)   

Provincial Inland Fish Enforcement Officers Arrest Poachers   (Jul, 30 2010)   

2010 Inland Fish Enforcement Activities Underway   (Jun, 1 2010)



 

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