FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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May 3, 2021

 

OPENING - 3Ps LOBSTER FISHING AREA 11 West

DFO advises the 3Ps Lobster fishery in LFA 11 West (West of Western Head, Hare Bay) will open 0600 hours Wednesday May 5, 2021 to set gear and close 2000 hours July 7, 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.

Harvesters in LFA 11 are reminded that the portion of Lobster Fishing Area 11 (Penguin Islands) bounded by lines connecting the following points remains closed:

Point North Latitude West Longitude

1. 47° 22' 01.8" N 57° 01' 01.0" W

2. 47° 23' 48.6" N 57° 01' 01.0" W

3. 47° 23' 53.2" N 57° 56' 54.5" W

4. 47° 22' 01.8" N 57° 56' 54.5" W

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-042 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-043 comes into effect on May 4, 2021.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:

Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626
jodi.riggs-power@dfo-mpo.gc.ca