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Santa Barbara Poaching Commercial Fisherman Sentenced in Abalone Case

On April 18, Robert Kenneth Laumer, 55, of Santa Barbara was fined $15,000 and put on three years’ probation by the Santa Barbara Superior Court. Laumer’s commercial and recreational fishing license and permits were revoked for life. He also forfeited more than $1,000, the proceeds from his sea urchin catch, to the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. Read more here  10:17

2 cited for commercial fishing without a license in Charlotte County, Florida

Two Englewood men were caught fishing with an expired commercial license Tuesday off Boca Grande.Both men told deputies they were fishing with the intent to sell their catch, which at the time was about 700 pounds of fish, including mullet, trout, sheepshead and jack.   [email protected] 12:24