Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in Bonavista Bay and Trinity Bay

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using mobile gear will open on July 14, 2023, at 0600 hours in Bonavista Bay and Trinity Bay (Capelin Fishing Areas 5 and 6).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-132 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-135 comes into effect on July 13, 2023.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:

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