FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN SOUTHERN NL 3Ps
DFO advises of the following 3Ps lobster area opening and closing dates:
note all opening times are 0600 hours and all closing times are 2000 hours.
- LFA 11E (Fortune Bay East-east of Western Head, Hare Bay): April 20, 2019 to June 21, 2019 (9 weeks);
- LFA 10 (Placentia Bay) May 1, 2019 to July 9, 2019 (10 weeks);
- LFA 11W (Fortune Bay West-west of Western Head, Hare Bay): May 4, 2019 to July 5, 2019 (9 weeks).
Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the opening date; as well LFA10 conditions prohibit gear retrieval between 2100 hours (9 p.m.) on Saturday and 0500 hours (5 a.m.) on Monday.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2018-153 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-032 comes into effect on April 18, 2019.
"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
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