Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Herring Fishery Closing in Bonavista Bay

DFO advises that the mobile gear herring (purse seine) fishery for Bonavista Bay (Herring Fishing Area 5) will close at 1000 hours on Monday, April 10, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-023 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-025 comes into effect at 1000 hours on April 10, 2023.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:

Erin Dunne
Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries
Tel.(709) 725-4582