FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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June 21, 2021

Reminder - 2021 Newfoundland and Labrador Recreational Groundfish Fishery

In 2021, the recreational groundfish fishery will be open for a total of 39 days.

Provisions will continue that allow a disabled person to designate a person to catch their daily limit of groundfish will continue. Applicants can access the designation for disabled persons form here https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fisheries-peches/decisions/fm-2021-gp/atl-28-eng.html

First time applicants are required to download, complete and have their doctor/ ophthalmologist complete a section of the form. However, individuals who are looking to renew can complete the form electronically by saving it and sending via email or clicking submit at the bottom of the form during which time an email will be generated for the applicant.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application electronically, via email.

Applications received via regular mail may result in delays to processing your application.

 

Contact:

Julia Sparkes
Regional FAM Officer
Tel. (709) 772-5020
E-mail: julia.sparkes@dfo-mpo.gc.ca