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April 21, 2023

Fixed Gear Herring (Barr/Tuck Seine) Fishery Opening by Permit only in Conception Bay

DFO advises that the fixed gear Herring fishery (Barr/Tuck Seine) will open by permit only on April 21, 2023 at 0600 hours and close on April 22, 2023 at 1800 hours in Conception Bay (Herring Fishing Area 7).

License conditions can be obtained through DFO’s National On-line Licensing System for those harvesters who have been contacted for the above date.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-032 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-035 comes into effect on April 21, 2023.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:
Terri Healey
A/ Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344