FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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2016-053
5/27/2016

Fixed Gear Herring Fishery Closing in Bonavista Bay



Fixed Gear Herring Fishery Closing in Bonavista Bay DFO advises that the Fixed gear Herring fishing season for Herring Fishing Area 5, Bonavista Bay in NAFO Division 3L, will close at 2000hrs on the following dates: A. Gillnets closing June 7, 2016, B. Trap nets closing May 31, 2016, C. Barr/Tuck Seines closing June 14, 2016. Fishers are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water prior to the closure.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-050 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-053 comes into effect on May 27, 2016 at 1800 hours.

“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

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:
Erin Dunne Resource Manager - Eastern Fisheries
Tel.(709) 772-5845
E-mail: erin.dunne@dfo-mpo.gc.ca