Fisheries and Oceans Canada
3Ps Core Area Scallop Fishery Opening
DFO advises that the 3Ps Scallop fishery in the Core Area will open at 0600 hours on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.
Access to the Core Area is only available by trip permit for historical harvesters. If you meet the criteria and you are interested in fishing in the Core area in 2023, please contact DFO through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) to request access and an application for a permit. Those seeking access will be reviewed against policy, before determining whether they will be granted access.
The Core Area is defined as that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 11 bounded by a line connecting the following coordinates:
- 46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude to
- 46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 56 degrees 29 minutes West longitude to
- 46 degrees 30.0 minutes North latitude, 56 degrees 29 minutes West longitude to
- 46 degrees 30.0 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude to
- 46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude.
Fish harvesters are reminded that they must have at-sea observer coverage services arranged before commencing fishing.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-036 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-065 comes into effect on May 4, 2023.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: email@example.com