Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2022 Area Selection Applications Available for 3L Inshore Crab Harvesters

DFO wishes to advise 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 2021. Applications must be received by close of business day on February 18, 2022.

Applications can be returned to the following address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Client Services Centre- Eastern, Central and Labrador
Attn: Terri Healey
PO Box 5667
St. John's, NL A1C 5X1
FAX # 709-772-5634

"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:

For information, contact:

Terri Healey
A/Resource Manager
(709) 772-5845

David Small
Area Chief, Resource Management
(709) 292-5167