Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Eel Fishery Closing

DFO advises fish harvesters that the eel fishery will close on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 in all areas for all gear types.

All fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time. Fish harvesters are also reminded that it is mandatory to return their logbooks as per the conditions of licence.

"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:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 730-4173