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2015 - 2016

Prosecutions from beginning of 2015 to 2016

  • On 07 December 2016 at Ayr Sheriff Court, a 60 year old man was found guilty of carrying on board gear capable of electrofishing and was fined £5,000.
  • On 23 November 2016 at Inverness Sheriff Court, a 40 year old man was found guilty of Fishing in a closed area and was fined £10,000
  • In November 2016 at Stranraer Sheriff Court, a 30 year old man pled guilty to carrying on board his vessel gear capable of electrofishing and was fined £1,600.
  • In September 2016 at Peterhead Sheriff Court, a 43 year old man was found guilty of misreporting his area of catch and was fined £1,000.
  • On 06 May 2016 at Tain Sheriff Court, a man was found guilty of carrying on board his vessel gear capable of electrofishing and fined £1,500
  • On 22 February 2016 at Oban Sheriff Court, a 41 year old man was found guilty of Fishing without a Licence and fined £750.
  • On 11 February 2016 at Campbeltown Sheriff Court, a 35 year old man was found guilty of fishing in a closed area and was admonished.
  • On 03 February 2016 at Oban Sheriff Court, a 412 year old man was found guilty of carrying on board his vessel gear capable of electrofishing and fined £1,000.
  • On 17 December 2015 at Campbeltown Sheriff Court, a 56 year old man was found guilty of carrying on board his vessel gear capable of electrofishing and was admonished.
  • On 11 December 2015 at Stornoway Sherrif Court, a 45 year old man was found guilty of retaining fish after the fishery was closed and was fined £400.
  • On 29 October 2015 at Stornoway Sherrif Court, a 31 year old man was found guilty of failing to submit electronic log book data and fined £2,000.
  • On 20 July 2015 at Peterhead Sheriff Court, a 39 year old man was admonished after pleading guilty to retaining fish after the fishery was closed.
  • On 10 July 2015 at Wick Sherrif Court, a 46 year old man was found guilty of retaining fish after the fishery was closed and was fined £2162.95.
  • On 13 August 2015 at Tain Sheriff Court, a company was fined £350, the director having pleaded guilty to failure to submit sales notes.
  • On 20 July 2015 at Peterhead Sheriff Court, a 39-year old man was admonished, having been convicted of retention of skate after a closure.
  • On 21 April 2015 at Banff Sheriff Court, a 52-year old man pleaded guilty to retention of ling after a closure and was fined £4,000.
  • On 21 April 2015, again at Banff Sheriff Court, a 48-year old man plesded guilty to retention of mackerel after a closure and was fined £3,000.