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Conservation Officers patrol Okanagan lakes, 8 tickets issued

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Eight tickets were given to boaters and three boats were ordered off of Okanagan lakes after Conservation Officers found they were operating without fishing licenses, had no life jackets and committed other offenses.

This long weekend, Conservation Officers conducted an angler patrol of Kalamalka and Wood Lake. 

They checked 24 anglers and issued eight fines, 25 warnings and even ordered three vessels off the lakes, according to the Conservation Officer Service.

The offenses included: angling while suspended, fishing without a license, possessing live fish, angling with more than one hook and no life jackets.

Last week, two Vernon men were also fined a total of $13,000 for poaching moose in the Kelowna area.

READ MORE: Two Vernon men receive fines of $13,000 for poaching moose


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