FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
April 3, 2017
2017 Snow Crab Season Opening for 3LNO, 3Ps, and 4R3Pn
DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 6:00 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017 for the following areas:
- all Crab Fishing Areas in 3LNO,
- Crab Fishing Areas 10B, 11S, 11E and 11W in 3Ps, and
- Crab Fishing Areas 12A, 12B, 12C, 12D, 12E, 12F, Bay St. George and Bay of Islands in 4R3Pn
Fish harvesters are reminded that fishing gear may not be set until after the opening time. Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the national online licencing system.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-019 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-021 comes into effect on April 3, 2017.
“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 : Yvonne.Quirk@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Resource Manager - Shellfish
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