FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.17.234

2017-175

2017/7/28


4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT - FOURTH 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 4, will open at 0600 hours on Monday, July 31, 2017. This fishery is open for vessel class A430 and will close at 2000 hours on August 6, 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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-172 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-175 comes into effect on July 28, 2017.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:
Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca