Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Mobile Gear Herring Fishery Opening in White Bay and Notre Dame Bay (HFA 3 & 4)

DFO advises that the Mobile Gear (Purse Seine) Herring fishery will open on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 0600 hours in White Bay and Notre Dame Bay (Herring Fishing Areas 3 and 4).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-119 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-222 comes into effect on August 16, 2023.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