Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Herring Mobile Gear Closing in Herring Fishing Area 10 for <55' fleet

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels less than 55 feet in length will close at 1800hrs on January 20, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-003 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-005 comes into effect at 1800 hours on January 20, 2023.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