FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2021-246, 2021-247

 

Aug. 13, 2021

CORRECTION: MACKEREL FISHERY OPENING IN NAFO DIVISIONS 2J, 3KL and 4R3Pn

DFO advises that the Mackerel for fixed and mobile gear fishery (gillnet, trap, handlines, mechanical jigger, bar seine including tuck seine and purse seine) for vessels less than 19.8 metres, and the Mackerel mobile gear fishery for vessels less than and greater than 19.8 metres in Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 - 14 will open at 0600 hours on Sunday, August 15, 2021.

All fish harvesters are reminded that in line with the dockside monitoring requirements for this fishery, all fish product must be weighed off at point of landing.

Harvesters are reminded the minimum size for retention of mackerel is 26.8 cm.

Licence conditions can be obtained through DFO's National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2020-205 and 2020-206 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2021-246 and 2021-247 come into effect on August 13, 2021.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are 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 Dooley
A/Resource Manager
Email: Kelly.dooley@dfo-mpo.gc.ca