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Feature Article - July 6, 2006

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Feature Article - July 6, 2006

Too many ice fishing lines

Three anglers from Lennox and Addington County have been fined a total of $1,250 for ice fishing violations. Ross Tryon, 37, and Jamie Lavoie, 35, of Northbrook , pleaded guilty to angling with four lines and were each fined $250. Lavoie was fined an additional $200 for angling with illegal equipment. Martin Racine, 37, also of Northbrook , pleaded guilty to angling with 10 lines and was fined $550. The court heard that on March 27, 2006, a Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officer checked anglers ice fishing together on Govan Lake . They were discovered to be fishing with a number of extra lines. Justice of the Peace Cathy Hickling heard the case in the Sharbot Lake Ontario Court of Justice on June 21, 2006.

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Call 1-877-TIPS-MNR (847-7667) toll-free anytime to report a natural resources violation, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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