Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Capelin Fishery Closing in White Bay (Capelin Fishing Area 3)

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using mobile gear in White Bay (Capelin Fishing Area 3) will close Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 2200 hours.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-166 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-167 comes into effect at 1200 hours (noon) on July 25, 2023.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:

Terri Healey
A/Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

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