Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Capelin Fishery Opening in White Bay and Notre Dame Bay

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using mobile gear will open on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at 06:00 hours in White Bay and Notre Dame Bay (Capelin Fishing Areas 3 and 4).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-137 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-158 comes into effect on July 21, 2023.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:

Robynn Earle
A/Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

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