FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2021-118

 

June 29, 2021

4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT – SECOND SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador that elected to fish in Period 2, will open at 0600 hours on Monday, July 5, 2021. This fishery is open to vessel class A288 and will close at 2000 hours on July 18, 2021.

Licence conditions can be obtained through the DFO National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

DFO reminds fish harvesters that logbooks for this fishery are mandatory and must be completed in full and submitted as per the conditions of licence.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2021-093 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-118 comes into effect on June 30, 2021.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