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Delaware State Parks Annual Passes, Surf-Fishing Permits on Sale Dec. 16
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Delaware State Parks Annual Passes, Surf-Fishing Permits on Sale Dec. 16

(STL.News) The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the sale of 2021 Delaware State Parks Annual Passes and Surf-Fishing Permits will begin Wednesday, Dec. 16. This year, the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation instituted several upgrades that will allow for more efficient fulfillment of passes and permits. Delaware Annual Passes Annual Passes purchased at state park offices will now be printed on site. Those who purchase Annual Passes online will now receive a temporary 30-day printable receipt to place in their vehicle’s windshield for entry into state parks while waiting for their pass to arrive in the mail. Annual Passes are a convenient way to access the parks for the entire fee season from March 1 to Nov. 30. A Delaware resid...
UK News: Fishing without a licence costs Retford man, Kevin Benson, over £600
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UK News: Fishing without a licence costs Retford man, Kevin Benson, over £600

A 44-year-old man from Retford, Nottinghamshire, has been fined £621 for fishing without a licence at the Glebe, Peckleton, Leicestershire on 21 April 2019 UK (STL.News) - The case was brought to Northampton Magistrates’ Court by the Environment Agency on 5 August 2019.  Kevin Benson of Lime Tree Avenue, Retford, pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay a total penalty of £621.  An annual fishing licence would have cost him just £30. Fines up to £2,500 The penalty includes a fine of £442 for fishing without a licence, contrary to the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act (1975), costs of £135 and a victim surcharge of £44. Following the verdict, Mick Alcott, Fisheries Enforcement Officer for the Environment Agency, said: This case shows how seriously the courts take these offences and we hope...