FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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June 20, 2019

 

WITCH FLOUNDER FISHERY OPENING IN NAFO SUB-DIVISION 4Rd (Bay St. George)


DFO advises that the Witch flounder (Greysole) fishery for vessels less than 65 feet, using Danish seine (vessel classes C50 and C351), will open in NAFO sub-Division 4Rd - from a line drawn due west of Cape Ray, north to a line drawn due west of Cape St. George on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 0600 hours.

At-sea observer coverage services must be arranged before commencing fishing. Hail-in and hail-out provisions apply and fish harvesters should refer to the licence conditions for details.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2018-413 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-109 comes into effect on June 21, 2019.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

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact : dave.parsons@dfo-mpo.gc.ca



Contact:
Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca