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Closure of the 3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery

September 26, 2022

Closure of the 3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery

DFO advises harvesters that the 2022 Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KL will close on Thursday, September 29th at 18:00 hours to all vessel classes.

As of September 25, approximately 9,800t (94%) of the 3KL 10,400t Maximum Allowable Harvest has been landed.

The Department prioritizes safety at sea. If a harvester is unable to retrieve their gear by the close time due to safety, they are advised to contact their local C&P detachment.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-214 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-215 comes into effect on September 27, 2022.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at

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:
Robyn Morris
Senior Resource Manager
Tel: (709) 690-5021