FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Fixed Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in Bonavista Bay
DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using Fixed gear will open on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 0600 hours in Bonavista Bay (CFA 5).
Fish harvesters are reminded that no capelin may be removed from any fixed gear until the fishery has been open for a period of 24 hours.
Fish harvesters are advised to listen to 2598 khz or VHF continuous Marine Radio for the latest information.
Licence conditions can be obtained 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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-185 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-187 comes into effect on July 31, 2017.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
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