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Ellerslie resident receives fine for fishing with improper nets


A 21-year-old Ellerslie resident has pleaded guilty to one count of contravening his fishing license by having on board a vessel one or more gill nets with a mesh size less than 66.7 mm.

Parker Culleton was fined $2,000.

He must also forfeit six gill nets that were seized by Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

The charge is from Aug. 26 and 27 near Miminegash.

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