Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery < 65 ft. Fixed Gear Fleet Opening in NAFO Divisions 2+3KLMNO

DFO advises harvesters of the following opening dates for the < 65 ft. fixed gear Greenland halibut fishery (Turbot) in NAFO Divisions 2+3KLMNO.

For harvesters with a homeport in 3L and a permit for 3L: 6 A.M. Sunday July 1 to 8.P.M Sunday July 15.

For harvesters with a homeport in 3KL and a permit for 2J3KL: 6 A.M. Saturday July 7 to 8 P.M. Saturday July 21.

For harvesters with a homeport in 2J and a permit for 2J3K: 6 A.M. Wednesday July 25 to 8 P.M. Wednesday August 8.

For harvesters with a homeport in 4R and a permit for 2J: 6 A.M. Wednesday July 25 to 8 P.M. Wednesday August 8.

Fish Harvesters are required to hail-out to an At Sea Observer Company 24 hours prior to leaving port.

Licence conditions will be available through DFO's National On-line Licencing System for those fish harvester who submitted an Expression of Interest and are eligible to participate in the NAFO Divisions 2+3KLMNO fixed gear Greenland halibut (Turbot) fishery.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2018-110 has been revoked and Variation Order 2018-126 comes into effect on June 29, 2018.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact:

David Small
Area Chief, Resource Management
(709) 292-5167

Wayne King
Senior Area Representative
Tel. (709) 896-6157

Kelly Firmage-O'Brien
A/Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-5845