FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.21.164

2021-094

 

June 18, 2021

CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN PORTION OF AREA 14

DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as "tuck seine"), for vessels less than 65 feet, in a portion of Western NL will open at 0600 hours on June 19, 2021 and close at 2000 hours on June 19, 2021.

The specific Capelin quota zone that will open is as follows:

Capelin Fishing Area 14 from the Quebec/Labrador border, north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points:

  • 51 degrees 20 minutes North, 56 degrees 57 minutes West, and
  • 51 degrees 57 minutes North, 55 degrees 21 minutes West.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-090 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-094 comes into effect on June 19, 2021.

"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: beverly.piccott@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Contact:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca