Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Fixed Gear (Bar/Tuck Seine) Herring Fishery Closing in White Bay (HFA 3)

DFO advises that the fixed gear herring fishery using bar/tuck seines for White Bay (Herring Fishing Area 3) will close at 1600 hours on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-273 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-275 comes into effect at 1400 hours on October 26, 2023.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:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

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