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Louisiana Agents Cite 5 for Red Snapper Violations
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Louisiana Agents Cite 5 for Red Snapper Violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited five subjects for alleged saltwater fishing violations on June 12 in Terrebonne Parish. Agents cited Henry L. Haydel II, 57, of Houma, Kelsey Remfry Robichaux, 30, of Houma, Leah E. Fontenot, 30, of Thibodaux, Michael D. Bergeron, 53, of Houma, and Philip J. Hebert, 27, of...

Four Anglers Cited for Red Snapper Violations in Louisiana
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Four Anglers Cited for Red Snapper Violations in Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited four men for alleged recreational fishing violations on June 4 in Plaquemines Parish. Agents cited Shaun Bertrand, 49, of Humble, Texas, Randall Godso, 50, of Prairieville, Jonas Ray, 50, of Opelousas, and Timothy Reed, 46, of Creekside, Penn., for failing to keep fish intact, possessing over...

Louisiana Man Charged for Charter and Tuna Violations
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Louisiana Man Charged for Charter and Tuna Violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited an Alexandria man for alleged charter guide and tuna fishing violations in Plaquemines Parish on May 29. Agents cited Chandler Cataldie, 33, for failing to comply with charter guide regulations, violating tuna regulations and failing to have a recreational offshore landing permit. Agents were on a...

Arizona to Set DUI Checkpoint on Colorado River
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Arizona to Set DUI Checkpoint on Colorado River

KINGMAN, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will participate in a multiagency enforcement patrol June 4-6 on the Colorado River, pursuing those who are operating boats and other watercraft while under the influence (OUI) of drugs or alcohol. AZGFD, together with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the National Park Service, will...

Poachers Rob Spawning Fish from Oregon DFW Traps
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Poachers Rob Spawning Fish from Oregon DFW Traps

COQUILLE, Ore.—Poachers took spawning fish from the fish trap and destroyed surveillance cameras to hide their crimes during the winter steelhead run in Woodward Creek near Powers, Oregon according to ODFW and OSP officials. They request the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals. Multiple people accessed the trap. One person, identified through surveillance footage, entered...

PFD’s, GPS Beacon Save Maine Canoeists
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PFD’s, GPS Beacon Save Maine Canoeists

Maine — The Maine Warden Service, with the help of an Allagash Wilderness Waterway Ranger, rescued two capsized canoeists on Chamberlain Lake in Northern Piscataquis County yesterday morning. The pair were in the water for over 90 minutes, and likely would have drowned in the cold water if not for wearing their PFDs (personal floatation...

Michigan Anglers Draw Big Fines for Overlimit Catches
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Michigan Anglers Draw Big Fines for Overlimit Catches

Stanley Garbacz Jr., 68, of Caseville, and Bruce Warren, 53, of Pigeon, were arraigned in Huron County District Court recently for illegal possession of panfish, perch and walleye. Garbacz turned himself in to authorities the week of May 10 and faces two charges of over limit possessions; one charge for perch and one charge for...

Charter Guide Cited for License Violation in Plaquemines Parish
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Charter Guide Cited for License Violation in Plaquemines Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a Buras man for alleged charter guide violations in Plaquemines Parish on May 16. Agents cited Ryan Arceneaux, 37, with Scale Damage Bowfishing, for failing to comply with charter boat regulations by not having a U.S. Coast Guard passenger guide license, state charter guide license, failing...

Bullet Weights Donates $10K to Support Canine Acquisition
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Bullet Weights Donates $10K to Support Canine Acquisition

ALDA, Neb. – Bullet Weights® donated $10,000 to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Department to support their community fundraising effort to acquire the county’s first drug dog. Loup City, in Sherman county, is home to Bullet Weights’ main distribution facility. With their donation, the sheriff’s department is more than halfway to its $20,000 fundraising goal.  ...

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Bahamas Fishing Trip Costs Florida Man His $200,000 Boat

MIAMI, Fl. (CW69 News at 10) – United States Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow sentenced Henry J. Danzig, 57, of Tavernier, Florida for illegally harvesting commercial quantities of demersal finfish from the vicinity of Cay Sal Bank, in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and transporting the fish into the United States in violation of the...