Thursday, March 26, 2020

Haines shrimper charged with multiple violations

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Haines
Type: Multiple violations
On 3/13/20 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Caullen Taylor, 24, of Haines, after an investigation revealed he had commercial shrimped in the waters of District 15 near Haines after the closure of the commercial shrimp fishery on 2/28/20. Further investigation revealed Taylor did not own or possess a 2020 shrimp permit, or a 2020 catcher-seller permit as required. It was also discovered that Taylor had filed late fish tickets on multiple occasions. Taylor was issued a misdemeanor summons for commercial shrimping during a closed period, no commercial shrimp permit, no catcher-seller permit, and filing late fish tickets.