Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Area Selection Declaration Available for 3Ps Lobster Harvesters from LFA 11

DFO wishes to advise lobster harvesters that a declaration is required for Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 11W for the 2023 season.

Please note a declaration is only required if you intend to fish in LFA 11W – that portion of Lobster Fishing Area 11 west of Western Head, Hare Bay.

All LFA 11 harvesters that do not declare their intention to fish in LFA 11W will be issued a licence to fish in LFA 11E – which includes that portion of Lobster Fishing Area 11 located east of Western Head, Hare Bay.

PLEASE NOTE: Declaration can be made by making a request through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

Declarations must be received by close of business day Wednesday, April 12, 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:

Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626