Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a portion of NAFO Division 3L

DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on May 8, 2022 and close at 2000 hours on June 26, 2022 in the following NAFO Division 3L Lumpfish fishing area:

Bonavista Bay (North)

Fishing for Lumpfish is authorized in water depths less than 25 fathoms.

Harvesters are reminded that licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2021-297 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-048 comes into effect on May 7, 2022.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:

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

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