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  • Poachers kill trout on Spokane River

    Poachers kill trout on Spokane River

    “I’d never seen anything like that before,” Jay said. “It was just a gigantic massacre.”

  • Fines and Penalties for Poachers Announced

    Fines and Penalties for Poachers Announced

    The Mendocino County District Attorney’s Office has settled three major abalone poaching cases involving Fort Bragg, Sacramento and Bay Area abalone poachers, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced.

  • Fish Trafficking, Counterfeit Money, Marijuana, and Meth Bust (Video)

    Fish Trafficking, Counterfeit Money, Marijuana, and Meth Bust (Video)

    Wildlife officers have arrested two suspects for trafficking striped bass in Fresno County, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced.

  • Commercial Fisheries Enforcement Assisted with Facial Recognition Software?

    Commercial Fisheries Enforcement Assisted with Facial Recognition Software?

    $150,000 reward to write code for facial recognition software to pinpoint illegal catch on fishing boats

  • Coast Guards Releases Illegally Caught Sharks

    Coast Guards Releases Illegally Caught Sharks

    A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, boat crew frees a shark from illegal gill net Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard freed 50 living sharks and two tripletail Tuesday, from illegal longline gear and gill net that was found about 400 yards offshore, near South Padre Island. Five dead sharks were also caught in the illegal fishing gear.

  • FWC arrests poachers for possession of illegal species, including sea turtle

    FWC arrests poachers for possession of illegal species, including sea turtle

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) arrested four people over the weekend for possession of undersized and illegal species.

  • San Francisco Bay Area Abalone Poachers Fined $20K Each

    San Francisco Bay Area Abalone Poachers Fined $20K Each

    Three San Francisco men received thousands of dollars in fines and other penalties after pleading no contest to illegally poaching 59 abalone in November 2014. The daily bag limit for abalone is three.confiscated abalone Jinfu Wu, 43, Wei Q Wu, 27, and Jin He Li, 35, all of San Francisco, were each fined $20,000 (Wu and Li had $5,000 suspended) and sentenced to 36 months of probation and 240 hours of community service.