Fisheries and Oceans Canada
4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT - SECOND SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET
DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador that elected to fish in Period 2, will open at 0600 hours on Monday, July 4, 2022. This fishery is open to Vessel class A288 and will close at 2000 hours on July 17, 2022.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-089 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-096 comes into effect on June 30, 2022.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: Karen.Keats-Brett@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.