FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.17.209

2017-144

2017/7/11


CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN 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, in portions of Western NL will open at 0600 hrs on Wednesday, July 12 2017.

The specific Capelin quota zone that will open is as follows:

Capelin Fishing Area 14 From the Quebec - Labrador Border north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points 51º38' N, 55º26'W and 52º15'N, 55º26'W

All fish harvesters are reminded that dockside monitoring requirements are in place for this fishery. Licence conditions are available through DFO's National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-111 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-144 comes into effect on July 12, 2017.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: janet.warren@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
john.lubar@dfo-mpo.gc.ca