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Author: Aaryn Lambert

Nomination Packages – IRO & Inshore Divisions

Full Nomination Packages for the 2024 FFAW-Unifor Executive Board Election are now available online for viewing and download.
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AREA 6 SHRIMP TRIP LIMITS CHANGED

Starting June 24, trip limits for Shrimp Fishing Area 6 have been reduced. Please see the table below.
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3Ks SHRIMP CAPS

The 3Ks shrimp committee has set their SFA 6 caps at 38,255 lb plus the 10,000 lb tolerance, for a total cap of 48,255 lb. The committee will meet again
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2J SHRIMP CAPS

The 2J shrimp committee has set their SFA 6 caps at 75,000 lb plus the 10,000 lb tolerance, for a total cap of 85,000 lb.
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SNOW CRAB APPLICATIONS ** DEADLINE JUNE 7TH 2024

***REMINDER***** 2024 INDUSTRY POST SEASON SNOW CRAB SURVEY APPLICATIONS **  2024 Industry Post Season Snow Crab Survey Applications are now available. Harvesters interested in participating are asked to submit an application
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SEEKING HARVESTERS FOR THE LOBSTER SCIENCE PROGRAM IN LFA 4A, LFA 5, AND LFA 8

We are seeking lobster harvesters in LFA 4A (Notre Dame Bay West), LFA 5 (Bonavista Bay) LFA 8 (Southern Shore) to participate in the Lobster Science Program. Data collected from
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2024 Industry Post Season Snow Crab Survey Applications are now available.

Harvesters interested in participating are asked to submit an application no later than the deadline of June 7th, 2024, 4:30pm. Applications can be sent via fax at 709-576-1521 or email
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UPDATE: Green Crab Placentia Bay

Applications are now being accepted for Green Crab Mitigation Under Fisheries and Marine Institute’s ongoing project in Placentia Bay. Harvesters must fish from one of the following 8 locations:– Northeast
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14B Lobster  Season Opening

Following a call with the 14B Lobster Committee, the 2024 season will be as follows: Set Sunday, May 5 and if required Monday, May 6 with first haul permitted Tuesday,
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SEISMIC SEASON UPDATE: CONQUEROR

Harvesters are reminded of the seismic season starting later this month. Seismic vessel, Amazon Conqueror, is expected in St John’s within the next two weeks. She will depart St. John’s
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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Reminds Federal Government of its Commitment to First 115,000mt of Northern Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Reminds Federal Government of its Commitment to First 115,000mt of Northern Cod January 25, 2024 ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Fish, Food, and Allied
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