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June 30, 2023

3Ps Lobster Fishing Season Closure Dates

DFO advises the 3Ps Lobster fishery in LFA 10 (Placentia Bay) will now close at 2000 hours July 10, 2023.

DFO reminds harvesters of the LFA 11 West (West of Western Head, Hare Bay) closure July 2, 2023 at 2000 hours.

Fish harvesters are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time.

Harvesters are reminded to submit their completed Lobster logbooks as required.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-124 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-125 comes into effect on July 1, 2023.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now 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:
Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel:  709-279-7626