FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2017/7/28

Winter Flounder (Blackback) Opening in NAFO Divisions 3KL

DFO advises that the Winter flounder (Blackback) fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KL will open at 0600 hours on August 1, 2017.

Fish harvesters should review their conditions to be familiar with by-catch provisions for this fishery. By-catch levels will be closely monitored and areas will be closed where cod by-catch is excessive.

Fish harvesters are advised that they cannot commence fishing until they have their 2017 2J3KL Stewardship Cod license.

Licence conditions will be available through DFO's National Online Licencing System on July 31, 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:
David Small
Area Chief,
Resource Management
(709)292-5167
david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca