Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Herring Mobile Gear Closing in St. Mary's Bay and Placentia Bay for less than 55' and greater than 55' fleets

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary's Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than and less than 55 feet in length, will close at 1800 hours on January 27, 2022. 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-002 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-004 comes into effect at 1800 hours on January 27, 2022.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online at 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:

Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel:  709-279-7626