FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS 

nf.16.231

27/07/2016

2016-130

MACKEREL FISHERY FIXED GEAR OPENING IN FISHING AREAS 12, 13, 14

DFO advises that the Mackerel fixed gear fishery (gillnet, trap, handlines, mechanical jigger, and bar seine, including tuck seine) for vessels less than 19.8 metres in Mackerel Fishing Areas 12, 13, and 14, will open at 0600 hours on August 1st, 2016.

Licence conditions are available only from the DFO On-Line-Licencing System.

Fish harvesters based in Fishing Area 13 are reminded that, for the protection of migrating salmon, the inner portion of the Bay of Islands remains closed for the remainder of the year.

Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2015-244 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-130 comes into effect on July 28, 2016.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

 

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 :

John Lubar

Area Director

Southern, Western and Straits

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

1 Regent Square, Corner Brook NL

A2H 7K6

Tel(709)637-4333 Fax(709)637-4445 

john.lubar@dfo-mpo.gc.ca