These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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R v. Doody, 2005 CanLII 6039

In Due Diligence, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved charges against a lobster fish harvester who had a bait fishing licence to catch herring by gillnet. It was a condition of the bait licence that the head rope of the net be at lease one meter below the surface of the water so as to allow Atlantic salmon to swim over the net. After finding the …

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