Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Fixed Gear (Gillnet/Trap) Herring Fishery Opening in NAFO Division 3L (Areas 5-9)

DFO advises harvesters that the Fixed Gear (Gillnet/Trap) Herring fishery will open in Herring Fishing Areas 5-9 on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 0600 hours.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-225 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-245 comes into effect on August 29, 2023.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