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MNRF Asks For Help Identifying Fishers

Posted: 2019-04-12 07:42:48 By: hbr

Officers with the MNRF are seeking the public’s assistance locating suspected illegal fishers.

The Ministry says the incident occurred in March at the south end of Lake Muskoka near Gravenhurst. 

Officers received information that fishermen setting lines and then leaving them overnight on March 23rd and 24th.

Officers are trying to identify who the men are and would like to speak to them.

Fishing lines that sit unchecked, can target prohibited size fish, that could be caught and may spoil.

The MNRF would like anyone with information about this incident to call Conservation Officer Todd Steinberg 705-646-5554 or the MNRF TIPS line at 1-877-847-7667 toll-free anytime