FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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August 9, 2017

 

 4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT - FIFTH 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 will open at 0600 hours on Monday, August 14, 2017. This fishery is open for vessel class A431 and will close at 2000 hours on August 20, 2017.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-191 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-193 comes into effect on August 10, 2017.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