Feb. 3, 2017


2017 Personal Use Seal Licence Information Session

DFO advises that there will be a Seal Information Session for new applicants requesting Personal Use Seal Licenses. This Seal Information Session will be held on Tuesday, February 7th at 1:00pm. and will take place at the Southern Port Inn in Harbour Breton.



Persons obtaining a new Personal Use Seal License must have:

- Proof of age (18 or older)

- A Firearms Safety/Hunter Education Certificate

- Proof they have attended a Seal Information Session


As with any sealing activity, Personal Use Seal License holders must follow the Marine Mammal Regulations and Condition of license. All sealing activity will be monitored by DFO Fishery Officers.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at


If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact :



Monica Snook
Detachment Clerk
Tel. (709) 279-7863