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Month: July 2020

Agreement Reached for 2020 Squid Price

Negotiations were held this week between FFAW and ASP for the 2020 squid price. After two days of negotiations, FFAW and ASP have come to an agreement on price for
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Applications Open for Lobster Settlement Trays Deployment

FFAW is accepting application from Placentia Bay Fish harvesters for a one day deployment to place lobster settlement trays in four sites in Placentia Bay for deployment in August.
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MEDIA RELEASE: DFO Releases Cod Harvest Plan, Ignores Input from Harvesters

“This is the worst economic situation our fishery has seen since the cod moratorium. Instead of finding ways to ease the burden on our coastal communities, DFO’s actions are only
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Concerns Surrounding 3Ps Cod

We have asked for further analysis from DFO and we will be doing everything we can to give all harvesters an opportunity to fish. 
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DFO Signs Over Yellowtail to USA, Refuses Access to Inshore Harvesters

The federal government should not be handing over yellowtail to another country while Newfoundland and Labrador harvesters have no access to the resource. It is the responsibility of the Minister
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Harvesters Call on DFO to Immediately Release Cod Fishery Harvest Plan

Harvesters are unable to make important preparations for the upcoming fishery as they lack the crucial information, such as opening dates and gear limits, contained within DFO’s harvest plan.
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4R Harvesters Hold Meeting on Shrimp Fishery

Shrimp harvesters in 4R held a meeting in Anchor Point today to decide whether to fish at a price below the negotiated price of $1.08/lb while processors in the province refuse to purchase
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Applications Open for Green Crab Mitigation in Fortune Bay

FFAW is accepting applications for green crab mitigation in Fortune Bay. Harvesters must be willing to fish from one of the following sites 5 days a week in August and
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NL-GIDC Harvest Plan Proposal for 2J3KL Stewardship Fishery

Click here to read the proposal sent to DFO on behalf of the NL-GIDC for the 2020 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery
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Price Setting Panel Selects FFAW Price in Reconsideration of Shrimp

The Panel selected the FFAW price of $1.08. The ASP price submission was $0.85.
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