Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Herring Fishery Opening For NAFO Divisions 3K & 3L (Herring Fishing Areas 3-8)

DFO advises that the mobile gear herring (purse seine) fishery for 3K & 3L (Herring Fishing Areas 3-8) will open at 0600 hours on Saturday, April 1, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-013 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-016 comes into effect on April 1, 2023.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:

Terri Healey
A/ Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

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