FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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6/13/2016

Unit I (NAFO Divisions 4R) Index Redfish Fishery Opening

DFO advises that the Unit I Redfish index fishery for the mobile gear fleets based in Western Newfoundland and Labrador and in the Quebec Region will open Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 0001 hrs.

This fishery is open only to limited participation from the Western Newfoundland and Québec Region mobile gear fleets. As well, this fishery is only open to a limited area of NAFO Divisions 4R. Fish harvesters involved should review their licence conditions for specific area restrictions.

Hail-out and hail-in requirements are in effect for the Western NL and Québec fleets and fish harvesters must have At-Sea Observer coverage services arranged before commencing fishing.

Licences and licence conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: amy.kavanagh-penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

Contact:

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