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Ellerslie, P.E.I., man fined for failing to comply with herring license

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Ellerslie fisherman fined for carrying a net with mesh smaller than allowed. - Stock Photo
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

An Ellerslie man has pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a conditional license.

Jason K. Fitzgerald, 42, appeared in Summerside provincial court recently for an incident where he, while fishing under herring license conditions, had onboard his boat a gill net with a mesh size smaller than allowed.

The incident dates back to May 2019 near Belmont.

Fitzgerald was fined $1,000.

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