Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Fixed Gear Herring Fishery Opening- Fortune Bay

DFO advises that the herring fishery for vessels using fixed gear in Fortune Bay, Herring Fishing Area 11, east of Pass Island, will open at 0600 hours on January 19, 2023.

Fish harvesters are advised that dockside monitoring is a requirement in this fishery.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-002 have been revoked and Variation Order 2023-004 will come into effect on January 18, 2023.

"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:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310