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Fall Spawning Herring Gillnetting Survey - Applications Now Accepted

June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021 –  On behalf of DFO, FFAW-Unifor is advertising for fixed gear harvesters to participate in a Fall Spawning Herring Gillnetting Survey. The Bays/areas targeted for fall-spawning herring are: Bonne Bay, St. Margaret’s Bay or St. John Bay, Strait of Belle Isle with one (1) harvester per area. Activities will occur in August and gear will be provided.

Harvesters with recent gillnetting activity (commercial and/or bait) will be given priority. For further details or to submit an application, please contact Myra at the FFAW Office in Corner Brook at (709) 634-0277.

Please note that the deadline for accepting Applications will be Friday, July 2nd.