Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Fixed Gear Capelin Fishery Closing for portion of the Southern Shore (Capelin Fishing Area 8C)

DFO advises that the capelin fishery for vessels using fixed gear will close on July 26, 2023 at 2200 hours in that portion of Capelin Fishing Area 8 (Southern Shore) in the following area:

Cape Neddick and Cape Pine

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-165 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-175 comes into effect at 1600 hours on July 26, 2023.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