FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Mar. 29, 2021
ATLANTIC HALIBUT FISHERY OPENING IN SUB-DIVISION 3Pn
DFO advises that the Atlantic halibut fishery in NAFO sub-Division 3Pn, for vessels less than 65 feet using hook and line gear, will open at 0600 hours on April 1, 2021.
DFO will monitor fishing activity and will close the fishery if the incidental catch of Cod exceeds the established protocols.
Fish harvesters are reminded that:
- All licence holders are required to hail-out, at least three hours before leaving port, to the DFO toll-free number at 1-877-637-4315.
- Harvesters wishing to participate in 4RST Greenland Halibut must apply through the Atlantic Halibut Sustainability Plan.
"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at https://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/en
If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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