FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.16.185
7/4/2016

2016-097

Capelin Fixed Gear Fishery Opening in Portion of Area 14

DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as "tuck seine"), for vessels less than 65 feet, in portions of Western NL will open at 0600hrs on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

The specific Capelin quota zone that will open is as follows: Capelin Fishing Area 14 from the Quebec - Labrador Border north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points 51º20' N, 56º57'W and 51º57'N, 55º21'W

All fish harvesters are reminded that dockside monitoring requirements are in place for this fishery. Licence conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-084 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-097 comes into effect on July 5, 2016.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