FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.16.036

2016-019

4/11/2016

2016 Lobster Fishery Openings for Area 11

DFO advises that the lobster fishery, in Lobster Fishing Area 11 will open as follows:

- Lobster Fishing Area 11 (East of Western Head, Hare Bay) 0600hrs on Saturday, April 16, 2016 to 2000hrs on Saturday, June 18, 2016. (9 weeks)

- Lobster Fishing Area 11 (West of Western Head, Hare Bay) 0600hrs on Saturday, April 30, 2016 to 2000 Saturday, July 02 2016. (9 weeks)

Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the announced opening date. Fish harvesters are advised that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licencing System.(NOLS)

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2015-123 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-019 comes into effect on April 12, 2016.

 “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


Contact:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca