Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Fixed Gear Herring Fishery Opening in parts of NAFO Division 3L (Areas 5-8)

DFO advises harvesters that the fixed gear Herring fishery for barr/tuck seine and gillnet & trap will open in Herring Fishing Areas 5-8 in NAFO Division 3L at 0600 hours on Sunday, August 21, 2022.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-190 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-192 comes into effect on August 19, 2022.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:

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

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager 
(709) 292-5167