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Reminder: 2024 Area Selection Applications Available for 3L Inshore Crab Harvesters

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DFO wishes to remind Crab Harvesters that Area Selection Applications are available for the following inshore Crab Fishing Areas 5A, 6A, and 6B. Harvesters can obtain an application by contacting the area licencing center or detachment office by phone or e-mail.

Applications can also be requested from the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

Please note: Area Selection Applications only need to be completed if you are looking to move areas.

If you do not fill out the form you will remain in the area you were licensed for in 2023. 

Applications must be received by close of business day on February 23, 2024.

Applications can be returned to the following address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Client Services Centre – Eastern & Central
Attn: Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
PO Box 5667
St. John's, NL A1C 5X1
Or E-mail: kelly.firmage-obrien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca   

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.019
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 772-5845
Email: kelly.firmage-obrien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 292-5167
Email: david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 
 

DFO Inshore Fishery Outreach Meeting, Trepassey - RESCHEDULED

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DFO would like to advise participants that the outreach meeting in Trepassey is rescheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. at the Trepassey, Social Centre.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca  

Issue Date
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nf.24.018
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 292-5167
Email: david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 772-5845
Email: kelly.firmage-obrien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

DFO Inshore Fishery Outreach Meeting, Trepassey - POSTPONED

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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans would like to advise that the in-person Outreach meeting in Trepassey, for February 14, 2024, is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca   
 

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nf.24.017
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 292-5167
Email: david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 772-5845
Email: kelly.firmage-obrien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 
 

DFO Inshore Fishery Outreach Meeting, Cartwright - Labrador

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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans would like to advise that in-person Outreach meetings will be held throughout the Region in the coming weeks.

The intent of these meetings is to provide inshore harvesters and other interested stakeholders an opportunity to discuss matters of concern with respect to the various inshore fisheries.

The Labrador meeting schedule is as follows:

Thursday, February 29, 2024 – Fifty Plus Club, Cartwright: 1:00 pm

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca   

Issue Date
Notice Number
pn.24.002
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

Murray Perrett
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel: 709-899-2938
E-Mail: Murray.Perrett@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

Reminder: DFO Inshore Fishery Outreach Meetings (NAFO Divisions 3KL)

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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans would like to remind that in-person Outreach meetings will be held throughout the Region in the coming weeks.

The intent of these meetings is to provide inshore harvesters and other interested stakeholders an opportunity to discuss matters of concern with respect to the various inshore fisheries.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Monday, February 12, 2024 – Clarenville, Clarenville Inn: 1:00–3:00pm

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 – Bay Roberts, Avalon Search and Rescue: 1:00–3:00pm

Wednesday, February 14, 2024- Trepassey, Social Centre: 10:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 – Lumsden, Lumsden Town Hall : 1:00-3:00pm

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 – Springdale, Springdale Inn and Suites: 6:00–8:00pm

A meeting for St. Anthony will be scheduled at a later date.

Please note that there will be Virtual Meetings also scheduled at a later date for those unable to attend in-person meetings.

Additional meetings are planned for residents of NAFO divisions 4R3P. Locations and dates will be released in the near future.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca  

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.016
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 292-5167
Email: david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel.: (709) 772-5845
Email: kelly.firmage-obrien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

2024 3Ps Inshore Snow crab Area Selection Applications Available for CFA 11E

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DFO wishes to advise 3Ps inshore crab harvesters in Crab Fishing Area 11E that Area Selection applications are available for Inner or Outer areas and can be requested through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) National Online Licensing System

Applications need to be completed. If you do not complete an application, you will be automatically assigned to the inner area.

Please upload completed application to the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS DAY FEBRUARY 23, 2024.

Submission of the application does not indicate approval. The final decision will be communicated through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) via appropriate documentation.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.015
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

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

2024 3Ps Inshore Snow crab Area Selection Applications Available for CFA 10A

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DFO wishes to advise 3Ps inshore crab harvesters in Crab Fishing Area 10A that Area Selection applications are available for Inner or Outer areas and can be requested through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) National Online Licensing System

Applications need only to be completed if you are looking to change areas. If you wish to remain in the area that you were licensed for in 2023, no application is required.

Please upload completed application to the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS DAY FEBRUARY 23, 2024.

Submission of the application does not indicate approval. The final decision will be communicated through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) via appropriate documentation.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at: Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 

Issue Date
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nf.24.014
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

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

2024 Applications for Inshore Crab Fishing Area 10A (3Ps Placentia Bay) Buddy-up

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DFO wishes to advise inshore snow crab harvesters in Crab Fishing Area 10A (3Ps Placentia Bay) that the 2024 Buddy-up Application is available through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) National Online Licensing System

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS DAY FEBRUARY 23, 2024.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region  

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca   
 

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.013
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

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

DFO Inshore Fishery Outreach Meeting, Cartwright Cancelled - Labrador

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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans would like to advise that the in-person Outreach meeting in Cartwright is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca   

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.012
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

Murray Perrett
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel: 709-899-2938
E-Mail: Murray.Perrett@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 
 

Reminder - 3Ps Scallop Closed Area in SFA 11 at Little River

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DFO reminds harvesters in Scallop Fishing Area 11 of a closure at Little River for Salmon conservation purposes. Harvesters should refer to their conditions of license for coordinates.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2024-006 has been revoked and Variation Order 2024-007 comes into effect on February 3, 2024.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: Miranda.pryor@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 

Issue Date
Notice Number
nf.24.010
Notice Year
2024
For information, contact:

Kelly Dooley
A/Senior Resource Manager
Email: Kelly.dooley@dfo-mpo.gc.ca