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DELAYED OPENING – Herring Mobile Gear in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 15, 2020

Due to impeding adverse weather conditions, Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the opening of the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay,

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Herring Mobile Gear Opening in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 13, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than 55 feet in length (16.76 m)

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REMINDER: Marine Conservation Closures

Jan 6, 2020

DFO reminds harvesters of the following marine conservation closures:

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Various Shellfish Fisheries Closing

Jan 6, 2020

DFO advises that the Scallop, Squid and Whelk fisheries in Fishing Areas 1 to 14, NAFO Divisions 2GHJ, 3KL, 3Ps, and 4R, and the 3Ps Sea Cucumber fishery will close on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 2000 hours.

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GEAR MARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR NON TENDED FIXED GEAR FISHERIES IN EASTERN CANADA

Jan 6, 2020

As announced in February 2019, Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be implementing mandatory gear marking to all non-tended fixed gear fisheries starting in 2020 in Eastern Canada.

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Groundfish Fisheries closed for the 2019 Season

Jan 6, 2020

DFO reminds fishers that the following Groundfish fisheries are closed for the Newfoundland and Labrador-based fleets:

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License Renewal Notice to Fish Harvesters – Final Notice

Dec 19, 2019

All commercial fish harvesters are reminded to review their 2019 licenses in the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) at https://fishing-peche.dfo-mpo.gc.ca as soon as possible to confirm that they have renewed all their 2019 commercial licenses and/or 2019 vessel registration(s).

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Licence Extensions for 2020

Dec 19, 2019

DFO advises fish harvesters that fishing licences for 2020 may not be available until after the first few weeks of January 2020.

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Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closing

Dec 16, 2019

DFO advises that the Bluefin Tuna fishery for NL Region licence holders fishing homewaters (3LNOPs) and Ex-Sector (Gulf and Maritimes) for all gear types, including catch and release, will close on December 14, 2019.

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Capelin Fisheries Closing

Dec 16, 2019

DFO advises harvesters that all capelin fisheries in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region will close as of December 31, 2019.

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