FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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  July 18, 2020
 

Fixed Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in a Portion of White Bay

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using fixed gear (tuck, bar seine and trap) will open on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 06:00 hours in the following area of NAFO Division 3K:

• Cape Fox to Hampden, White Bay (Capelin Fishing Area 3)

Harvesters are reminded that the fishery must be open for 24 hours before any Capelin can be removed from any fixed Gear.

Licence conditions can be obtained through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2020-118 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-120 comes into effect on July 19, 2020.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: dave.parsons@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Contact:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/Area Chief, Resource Management
(709) 772-5845
kelly.firmage-o’brien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca