No-wake violation leads to 289 fishing violations for Delaware commercial waterman

636010909277947844-Shawn-P.-MooreDNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman June 3 for nearly 300 fishing violations, after boarding his vessel for a no-wake violation near the Lewes Public Boat Ramp on May 31. Most of the violations were for illegal take of knobbed conch, according to the department.  Shawn P. Moore, 40, of Georgetown, was charged with 289 counts of possession of undersized knobbed conch measuring less than the legal size limit of 5 inches in length, plus four counts of unlawful method of take for summer flounder, four counts of possession of unlawfully taken fish, and one count each of no commercial license in possession while fishing and failure to observe a slow-no-wake zone. Moore pled not guilty to all charges at Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown and was released on a $15,400 unsecured bond pending a later appearance in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. Read the rest here 11:51

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