Hunting & Fishing

Hunting & Fishing (Plus Dependent Options)

Hunting or Fishing Charges?

Have you been charged with an offence under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act or any other offence related to hunting or fishing?

Hunter-Fisher Coverage membership, “HFC” has former prosecutors who are also hunters and fishermen, we know first-hand that any state is a great state for those outdoorsmen and women who hunt and fish.

Hunting and fishing in the great outdoors is a way of life for many. Don’t let your rights go unprotected because of wildlife violations which can result in extensive fines, jail, and the loss of your hunting and fishing privileges. If another person is injured, such as accidently shot, or by a fish hook, or spear-gun then your SDF membership protects you from civil lawsuits.

HFC’s wildlife lawyer’s, can protect and defend hunters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts when they are facing violations of wildlife laws. Some HFC attorneys’ has particular expertise in effectively dealing with federal and state agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, National Forest Service, as well as State Parks & Wildlife Management.

Did you know penalties can range up to thousands of dollars, jail time or the permanent loss of your license?

Examples of Regulation or Fish & Game Violations consist of the following:

  1. The Federal Fisheries Act
  2. Invasive Species Act
  3. Federal Species at Risk Act
  4. Endangered Species Act
  5. Migratory Birds Convention Act
  6. Trespass to Property Act

If you are a seasoned hunter/fisher or a novice and just starting out, it is imperative that you familiarize yourself with the laws to protect yourself from prosecution and to assist in the preservation of these species for everyone to enjoy. It is important to know the specific rules and regulations pertaining to the species of animal you are hunting or fishing. Some examples of such rules and regulations can refer to the size, age, sex, time of season, device or method allowed to catch the species, amount you can harvest, protected lands/bodies of water, and restrictions on sub species or protected species.

Did you know that Conservation Officers and other Provincial Offences Officers have very powerful allowances of search and seizure?

They can and will confiscate your license, rod/reel, gun, other equipment including vehicles. They can be seized for violating the rules and regulations.
Monetary fines can reach $25,000 or more for serious offences. You can even face fines of a few

Hunting & Fishing

monthly

$25.00

annual

$300.00