Contact: Sgt. Gregory Rhodes, Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement, 302-739-9913 or 302-542-6102, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
Lewes charter boat captain fined for illegal possession of flounder parts
LEWES (Sept. 7, 2012) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents on Aug. 22 cited charter boat captain Brent W. Wiest, 31, of Lewes, for eight counts of possession of flounder parts. Use of flounder parts as bait is illegal if the carcass is not kept.
On Sept. 4, Mr. Wiest, who operates Katydid Sportfishing, pled guilty to the charges in Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown and paid fines and court costs totaling $1,320.
Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section by calling 302-739-4580.
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