FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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2017-186

2017/7/30

Mobile Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in Bonavista Bay and Trinity Bay


DFO advises fish Harvesters that the Capelin Fishery for Mobile gear in Bonavista Bay and Trinity Bay will open on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 0600 and will close on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2400. The purpose of this closure is to allow for an orderly harvest of Capelin. An announcement about further openings in these bays will be made a later date once catch data has been analyzed.

Fish harvesters are advised to listen to 2598 khz or VHF continuous Marine Radio for the latest information.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-182 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-186 comes into effect at 1700 hours on July 30, 2017.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