FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT - FIRST SEASONAL OPENING DATE
DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador that elected to fish in period 1, will open at 0600 hours on Monday, June 19, 2017. This fishery is open for vessel class A288 and will close at 2000 hours on June 25, 2017.
*New conditions for this fishery must be obtained through the National Online Licencing System prior to engaging in fishing activities.
**Buddy-up arrangements must be approved through DFO prior to fishing.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-104 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-119 comes into effect on June 17, 2017.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
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