FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.21.184

2021-110

 

June 28, 2021

Fixed Gear Capelin Fishery Opening on the Southern Shore (Capelin Fishing Area 8)

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using fixed gear will open on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 0600 hours in that portion of Capelin Fishing Area 8 (Southern Shore) in the following areas:

  • Long Point to Cape Neddick
  • Cape Neddick and Cape Pine

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2021-105 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-110 comes into effect on June 29, 2021.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:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Resource Manager
(709) 772-5845
kelly.firmage-o’brien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

David Small
Area Chief, Resource Management
(709) 292-5167
david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca