FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
August 12, 2020
CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY CLOSING IN PORTION OF AREA 14
DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as "tuck seine"), for vessels less than 65 feet, in a portion of Western NL will close at 2000 hours on August 12, 2020.
The specific Capelin quota zone that will close is as follows:
Capelin Fishing Area 14 from the Quebec/Labrador border, north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points:
51 degrees 20 minutes North, 56 degrees 57 minutes West, and
51 degrees 57 minutes North, 55 degrees 21 minutes West.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-148 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-191 comes into effect at 1800 hours on August 12, 2020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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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