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La Scie fisherman nets $15K fine for illegally poaching halibut

A stakeout of the wharf in St. Lawrence two summers ago has netted a hefty fine for one halibut fisherman convicted of violating the federal Fisheries Act.  Keith Bath was found guilty in Grand Bank provincial court three weeks ago of possessing Atlantic halibut during closed time, failing to accurately complete a fishing log and failing to have all catch weighed and verified by a dockside observer.  Read the rest here 13:37