FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

                                                
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7/22/2016

2016-122

Fixed Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in a Portion of Capelin Fishing Area 3 in NAFO Division 3K



DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using Fixed gear will open on July 24, 2016 at 0600 hours in Capelin Fishing Area 3 (White Bay) from the bottom of White Bay to Cape St. John in NAFO Division 3K. Fish harvesters are reminded that no capelin may be removed from any fixed gear until the fishery has been open for a period of 24 hours.

Fish harvesters are advised to listen to 2598khz or VHF continuous Marine Radio for the latest information. Licence conditions can be obtained through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-116 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-122 comes into effect on July 22, 2016.

“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: amy.kavanagh-penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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Contact:

Erin Dunne
Resource Manager - Eastern Fisheries
Tel.(709) 772-5845
E-mail: erin.dunne@dfo-mpo.gc.ca