Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date


DFO advises 3Ps scallop harvesters that the Scallop Fishing Area 10 (Placentia Bay) and Scallop Fishing Area 11 (Fortune Bay) will open to the >40' fleet at 0600 hours on April 23, 2022.

Fish harvesters are reminded that fishing is not permitted in the middle bed, southern bed, Core Area and the North Bed. These areas are defined in your licence conditions.

The Core Area (Iceland scallop) and North Bed (Sea scallop) fisheries will open at a later date. Permits are required to fish these areas when open.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-003 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-036 comes into effect on April 23, 2022.

"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:

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