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CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN AREA 13 AND PORTION OF AREA 14

6/13/2018

 

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.18.140B

2018-100

 

CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN AREA 13 AND PORTION OF AREA 14

 

DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as "tuck seine"), for vessels less than 65 feet (19.8m) in the following areas will open at 0600 hours on Friday, June 15, 2018:

Capelin Fishing Area 13

Capelin Fishing Area 14 from Cape Gregory to Point Riche.

 

Harvesters are reminded that a portion of the Bay of Islands is closed to pelagic fixed gear fishing.

 

All fish harvesters are reminded that dockside monitoring requirements are in place for this fishery.

 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-311 has been revoked and Variation Order 2018-100 comes into effect on June 14, 2018.

 

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact : janet.warren@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

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For information, contact:

Laurie Hawkins

Resource Management

Tel: 709-637-4310

Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca