Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

3NO Fixed Gear Atlantic Halibut, Monkfish, Skate and White Hake Opening

DFO advises that the Inshore fishery in NAFO Divisions 3NO for Atlantic Halibut, Monkfish, Skate and White hake using longline will open on August 20, 2023 at 0600 hours for the following vessel classes:

A251, A254, A257, A260, A263, A266, A269, and A272

Licence conditions can be obtained by emailing  or by calling (709) 772-5845.

Fish harvesters are reminded that all licence holders are required to provide a Daily Report of your fishing activity.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2022-252 and 2023-205 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-212 and 2023-213 comes into effect on August 12, 2023.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:

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 292-5167

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