Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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REMINDER: Area Selection Applications for 3L Inshore Crab Harvesters due by Friday, February 24, 2023

DFO wishes to remind Crab Harvesters that Area Selection Applications are available for the following inshore Crab Fishing Areas 5A, 6A, and 6B. Applications must be received by close of business day on February 24, 2023.

Harvesters can obtain an application by contacting the area licencing center or detachment office by phone or e-mail. Applications can also be requested from the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

Please note: Area Selection Applications only need to be completed if you are looking to move areas.

If you do not fill out the form you will remain in the area you were licensed for in 2022. 

Applications can be returned to the following address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Client Services Centre – Eastern & Central
Attn: Terri Healey
PO Box 5667
St. John's, NL A1C 5X1
FAX # 709-772-5634

"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/Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845 

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344