Sealers Association president guilty of fishing violation

The president of the Canadian Sealers Association has been fined for illegal crabbing.

The president of the Canadian Sealers Association has been fined for fishing crab illegally.

Eldred Woodford appeared in court in Gander on Tuesday and pleaded guilty.

Woodford was fined $1,000 and will also lose part of his catch, which was about $9,000 worth of crab.