FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN AREA 13 AND 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 (19.8m), in the following areas will open at 0600 hours on Friday, June 16, 2017:
Capelin Fishing Area 13
Capelin Fishing Area 14 from Cape Gregory to Big Brook.
Harvesters are reminded that a portion of the Bay of Islands is closed to pelagic fixed gear fishing.
All fish harvesters are reminded that dockside monitoring requirements are in place for this fishery.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-274 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-111 comes into effect on June 16, 2017.
“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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. (709) 637-4310
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