FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Directed cod fishery using gillnets around Pass Island Fortune Bay Reopening
DFO advises that the Atlantic cod fishery using gillnets in the vicinity Pass Island, Fortune Bay will reopen at 0600 hours on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The Department will closely monitor fish quality in the area to determine if additional closures are necessary.
The area reopened is bound by a line connecting the following coordinates:
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-297 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-301 comes into effect on December 16, 2017.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 : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel. (709) 772-2916
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