FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISHERS

 

April 26, 2017

 

nf.17.051

 

LOBSTER FISHERY OPENINGS IN EASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND (3L) Amendment to 9B

DFO advises of the following lobster fishery dates:

- Bonavista Bay (LFA 5) will open May 8 and close July 12;

- Trinity Bay (LFA 6) will open April 27 and close July 6;

- Conception Bay (LFA 7) will open May 2 and close July 5;

- Southern Shore (LFA 8) will open May 9 and close July 12;

- Cape Race to Cape Pine (LFA 9A) will open May 2 and close June 28;

- Cape Pine to Cape St. Mary's (LFA 9B) will open April 28 and close July 08.

DFO reminds fish harvesters of that traps are not to be retrieved until after the two day setting period.

DFO reminds fish harvesters that they must possess a valid licence conditions available on the National Online Licencing System.

 

Contact:

For information, contact: 
Ellen Careen
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-5845
E-mail: ellen.careen@dfo-mpo.gc.ca