Brevard Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officers Bust Perps For Illegal Fishing
By Space Coast Daily // October 24, 2019
appropriate citations were issued
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following report highlights some cases the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission handled in Brevard County over the past week but does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Officers Maslo and Beck were on patrol along Haulover Canal when they saw a man fishing from the shoreline.
The officers conducted a resource inspection and found him in possession of two snook, one over the legal bag limit of one per person.
Both snook were under the legal slot size. The man also possessed one undersized sheepshead and did not have a valid fishing license or snook stamp. The appropriate citations were issued.
Officers Maslo and Beck were conducting resource inspections along a shoreline when they saw a man lying in the shade.
Next to the man was a large red drum sticking out of a bucket. A measurement of the fish revealed the red drum was 33 inches in length. A citation was issued for the offense.
Officer Loeffler saw three men fishing from the shoreline and approached them to conduct resource inspections.
Their cooler contained a 33-inch red drum. The appropriate citation was issued.
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