Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Reminder: Herring Fisheries Closed

DFO reminds harvesters that herring fisheries in Herring Fishing Areas (HFAs) 1 and 2 for mobile gear, Herring Fishing Area (HFA) 3 for fixed gear barr and tuck seine and Herring Fishing Area (HFA) 14 for all fixed gear (trap, gillnet, barr and tuck seine) are closed.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2022-231 and 2022-237 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2022-260 and 2022-261 come into effect at 2359 hours on December 31, 2022.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are 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:

Erin Dunne
Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries
Tel.(709) 772-3600