Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2J3KL Stewardship Cod Fishery - Reminder of 2J Catch and Gear Limit Changes

DFO would like to remind harvesters fishing in the Northern cod Stewardship Fishery in 2J (Vessel Class A292), that catch limits and gear limits will change on Sunday, September 3rd as per the 2023 Conservation Harvesting Plan for this fishery.

The authorized catch limit will change to a bi-weekly base limit of 40,000 lbs. and the authorized gear limits will also change. Further details on gear and catch limits can be found in the 2023 CHP at: 2023 Conservation harvesting plan (CHP): 2J3KL Stewardship Cod Fishery

New licence conditions are required and will be available soon on the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

Harvesters are reminded that they are to ensure that catch limits are not exceeded by setting only the amount of fishing gear that is necessary.

"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:

Robyn Morris
Senior Resource Manager
Tel: (709) 690-5021