• Fishing tournament organizer fined after nearly 200 fish found in dumpster

    Tournament Organizer Ben Woo fined after nearly 200 fish found in dumpster.

    Nearly 200 bass caught from the Saint Lawrence River near Gananoque, Ont. were found discarded in a dumpster following the B1 Fishing tournament. Submitted by Bruce Tufts Nearly 200 bass caught from the Saint Lawrence River near Gananoque, Ont. were found discarded in a dumpster following the B1 Fishing tournament.
    A fishing tournament organizer and TV personality has brought his business to New Brunswick after being fined $9,000 and losing his Ontario fishing licence for not reporting the nearly 200 dead bass he threw into a dumpster.

    Ben Woo was convicted of failing to abide by the terms and conditions of the licence allowing tournament organizers to transport fish to be weighed and measured before they were returned live to the water.

    See the CBC.ca article here