Carson Tulk of Stoneville has been fined $6,000 and banned from recreational fishing for the rest of his life after being convicted of netting Atlantic salmon in inland waters.
Scales of justice
He was also convicted of obstructing a fishery guardian.
Tulk was convicted Feb. 21 in provincial court at Gander.
Tulk is also prohibited from being within 50 metres of inland waters for five years.
Suspicious fishing activity or violations of fish habitat can be reported to the nearest Fisheries and Oceans Canada office or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.nlcrimestoppers.com.