FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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May 25, 2020


2020 SNOW CRAB SEASON OPENING FOR 2J South of 54 40

DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 for the purpose of travelling to the fishing grounds in the following areas:

-NAFO Division 2J South of 54 40

Fish harvesters are reminded that they are not authorized to set Crab traps until 72 hours after the Snow Crab fishery season has opened. Therefore, any setting of Crab traps or possession of Crab before 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1 is prohibited.

Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-045 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-059 comes into effect on May 26, 2020.

"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 : beverly.piccott@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Contact:

Mark Simms
A/Senior Area Representative
709-896-6153