Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2022-2023 - 4R Herring Fishery

DFO advises that the details of the 2022-2023 management measures for the 4R Herring fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador are now available at:

NAFO Division 4R - Herring Fishing Areas 13 and 14 (Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador) 2022-2023

Division 4R de l’OPANO - Zones de pêche du hareng 13 et 14 (ouest de Terre-Neuve et sud du Labrador) 2022-2023

Please be advised that the tolerance of the number of small fish caught and retained will be 20% of the number of longer fish caught for all herring fleets in 4R.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-287 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-045 comes into effect on May 4, 2022.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:

Erin Dunne
Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries
Tel.(709) 772-3600