FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.16.175
6/30/2016

2016-093

4R Atlantic Halibut - Second Seasonal Opening Date

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador, will open at 0600hrs hours on MONDAY, July 4, 2016.

This fishery is open for vessel class A289 and will close at 2000hrs on July 10, 2016.

**New conditions for this fishery must be obtained through the National Online Licencing System prior to engaging in fishing activities.

**Buddy-up arrangements must be approved through DFO prior to fishing.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-79 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-093 comes into effect on June 30, 2016.

 If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: amy.kavanagh-penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca


Contact:

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