Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Fixed Gear Herring Closure in NAFO Division 2J (HFA 1,2)

DFO advises that the tuck/barr seine, trap net and gillnet herring fishery for NAFO Division 2J (Herring Fishing Areas 1 -2) will close at 18:00 hours on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-221 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-226 comes into effect at 1800 hours on October 18, 2022.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:

Murray Perrett
Area Fisheries Manager