FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.21.204

2021-125

 

July 1, 2021

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 Friday, July 2, 2021 at 06:00 hours in the following areas:

White Bay (Capelin Fishing Area 3)

  • Cape Bauld to Fishot Island
  • Fishot Island to Cape Fox
  • Cape Fox to Hampton, Inclusive

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2021-110 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-125 comes into effect on July 2, 2021.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