FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.21.079

2021-042

 

May 2, 2021

LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN 4R

DFO advises of the following 4R lobster area opening and closing dates:

Note all opening times are 0600 hours and all closing times are 2000 hours.

- LFA 14A (Cape St. Gregory to Point Riche): May 5, 2021 to July 2, 2021;

- LFA 14B (Point Riche to Big Brook): May 5, 2021 to July 2 , 2021;

- LFA 14C (Big Brook to Cape Bauld) May 18, 2021 to July 15, 2021.

Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the opening date.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-041 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-042 comes into effect on May 3, 2021.

“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:

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