Del. Waterman Fined for Fishing Violations - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Del. Waterman Fined for Fishing Violations

Updated:
DELAWARE BAY, Del. - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents have cited a commercial fisherman for numerous violations of commercial fishing regulations.

Officials said that on June 25, Frank S. Eicherly IV, of Bowers Beach, Del., was charged with 50 counts of no ghost panel (a means for fish to escape lost or abandoned pots,) 50 counts of improperly marked commercial fish pots, and one count of illegally potting for finfish within the boundaries of a commercial reef.

At the Justice of the Peace Court 3, Eicherly pleaded guilty to five counts of the no ghost panel violation, five counts of the improperly marked fish pot violation, and the single count of illegally potting for finfish. He was fined $1,200 and placed on two years criminal probation.
  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Rain Impacts Cruisin' OC's Effect on Ocean City Economy

    Rain Impacts Cruisin' OC's Effect on Ocean City Economy

    The wet weather this weekend may have impacted businesses in Ocean City. Restaurants say that because Cruisin' OC was underway, they expected an influx of customers. But because of the rain, owners say business was slow. As WBOC's Caroline Coles reports, Ocean City neighbors were actually happy the rain kept the car enthusiasts away.

    More

    The wet weather this weekend may have impacted businesses in Ocean City. Restaurants say that because Cruisin' OC was underway, they expected an influx of customers. But because of the rain, owners say business was slow. As WBOC's Caroline Coles reports, Ocean City neighbors were actually happy the rain kept the car enthusiasts away.

    More
  • DSP Investigating Serious Saturday Night Crash Involving a Golf Cart

    DSP Investigating Serious Saturday Night Crash Involving a Golf Cart

    Delaware State Police said troopers are investigating a serious crash involving a golf cart Saturday night that seriously injured one person.

    More

    Delaware State Police said troopers are investigating a serious crash involving a golf cart Saturday night that seriously injured one person.

    More
  • Tractor-trailer, Multiple Vehicles Involved in Camden Crash

    Tractor-trailer, Multiple Vehicles Involved in Camden Crash

    Delaware State Police say a crash involving a tractor-trailer and multiple vehicles led to the closure of South DuPont Highway in Camden in both directions. 

    The accident occurred around 9:44 a.m. on northbound South DuPont Highway (US13) near Thomas Harmon Drive, which is the Camden Walmart entrance. It is unknown what the extent of any injuries are at this time.

    More

    Delaware State Police say a crash involving a tractor-trailer and multiple vehicles led to the closure of South DuPont Highway in Camden in both directions. 

    The accident occurred around 9:44 a.m. on northbound South DuPont Highway (US13) near Thomas Harmon Drive, which is the Camden Walmart entrance. It is unknown what the extent of any injuries are at this time.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices