FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
July 16, 2018
CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY CLOSING IN WESTERN NL
DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery (trap, bar seine - including tuck seine), for vessels less than 19.8 metres in overall length, will close at 2000 hours on July 17, 2018 in the following areas:
Point Riche to Big Brook,
Big Brook to Cape Bauld,
and that portion of Capelin Fishing Area 14 from the Quebec/Labrador border, north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points:
51 degrees 20 minutes North, 56 degrees 57 minutes West, and
51 degrees 57 minutes North, 55 degrees 21 minutes West.
Harvesters are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water by the closing time.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2018-132 has been revoked and Variation Order 2018-159 comes into effect on July 17, 2018.
“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
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