Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Opening Date for 2022 NL Commercial Eel Fishery in Coastal Waters

DFO advises fish harvesters that the opening date for the 2022 NL commercial Eel fishery in coastal waters is June 1, 2022.

Licences and conditions are available through DFO's National On-line Licencing System and the site location conditions may be obtained from the DFO Detachment offices.

The eel fishery will close on October 31, 2022.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-108 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-060 comes into effect on May 19, 2022.

"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:

Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 689-8246