Lewes boat captain fined for fish violations
A sportfish boat captain pleaded guilty to fishing charges Sept. 4 for using flounder parts as bait.
Brent W. Wiest, 31, was charged with eight counts of possession of flounder parts on Aug. 22, said Sgt. Gregory Rhodes of the Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement.
Wiest operate Katydid Sportfishing. Use of flounder parts as bait is illegal if the carcass is not kept, Rhodes said.
Wiest pleaded guilty to the charges in Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown. He paid fines and court costs totaling $1,320.