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2 anglers face multiple charges after fishing in closed portion of BC lake

A pair of fishermen are in hot water following an alleged incident in 2019.

According to the BC COS, two anglers face multiple charges related to fishing in a closed portion of Great Central Lake near Port Alberni.

<who> Photo Credit: BC COS

Officers seized fishing rods, tackle and more after coming across the anglers in the closed section.

The two face several charges including fishing during a closed time, fishing with prohibited bait, providing a false statement, and more.

Both anglers will appear in court on July 29.



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