Fishery Openings and Closures

Fishery related activities may be subject to closure by Fisheries and Oceans Canada for conservation, safety, contamination, seasonal or other reasons.

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Variation Order GVO-2020-015

Issuance Date: 

2020-04-09

Species: 

Any Species

Description: 

Closure of recreational fishing for all species of fish and recreational fishing for all species shellfish.

Revocation: 

Publication Date: 

2020-04-09 15:52:34 AT

Notice

The Regional Director General for the Gulf Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, hereby gives notice that all recreational fishing for all species of fish including mackerel and recreational fishing for shellfish is hereby prohibited in the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island until May 31, 2020.

Refer to Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2020-015 issued on April 9, 2020. For further information regarding this Order, please contact your local Fishery Officer. To receive an electronic copy of all future Variation Orders issued by the Gulf Region, please email Orders.glf@dfo-mpo.gc.ca and provide your email address to be placed on our Variation Orders distribution list. Notices of all active variation and prohibition orders can be viewed on the Web site of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Gulf Region, under Orders Registry, at the following address: http://www.inter.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Gulf/Orders-Registry.

Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2020-005, Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2017-006 and Gulf Region Close Time, Minimum Length and Quota Variation Order 2016-011 are revoked.

Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2020-015 comes into force on April 9, 2020 and remains in force until May 31, 2020.

Serge Doucet
Regional Director General
Gulf Region