FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

 

Nf.17.037

April 13, 2017

 

Lobster Fishing Opening In Western NL

DFO advises lobster areas will open at 0600hrs on the following dates:

 

- LFA 12 April 18, 2017 to June 27, 2017

 

- LFA 13A (Cape Ray to Cape St. George) April 18, 2017 to June 29, 2017

 

-LFA 13B April 22 to July 4, 2017

 

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 opening date, as well 13B conditions prohibit gear retrieval between 2100 hours (9 p.m.) on Saturday and 0500 hours (5 a.m.) on Monday.

 

Licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System.

 

Contact: 

Laurie Hawkins

Resource Management

Tel: 709-637-4310

Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca