FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISHERS
July 26, 2019
COD FISHERY CLOSING IN NAFO DIVISION 4RS3Pn
DFO advises that the directed competitive Cod fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RS and sub-Division 3Pn, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet, will close at 1800 hours on Monday July 29, 2019. The reason for the closure is that the allocation for the summer portion of the fishery is about to be reached.
This closure applies to the following vessel classes:
- enterprises based in Western NL and Southern Labrador - 4R3Pn (A274, A275, A277, A278, A287)
- enterprises based in 3Ps with overlap rights to 3Pn (A263, A266, A269, A272)
Fish harvesters are reminded that fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2019-146 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-177 comes into effect on July 27, 2019.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: email@example.com
Regional FAM Officer
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