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Notice to Fish Harvesters - 3Ps lumpfish Openings - nf.23.125

May 24, 2023









May. 23, 2023


3Ps lumpfish Openings


DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on May 29, 2023, and close at 2000 hours on July 16, 2023, in all 3Ps Lumpfish fishing areas:


-Cape St. Mary’s to Ship Harbour Point


-Ship Harbour Point to Lawn Head


-Lawn Head to Dantzic Point


-Dantzic Point to Grand Bank Cape


-Grand Bank Cape to point Rosie


-Point Rosie to Western Head (Hare Bay)


-Western Head (Hare Bay) to Cinq Cerf


Fishing for Lumpfish is authorized in water depths less than 25 fathoms.


Licence fees and licence conditions will soon be available on the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).


The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-075 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-082 comes into effect on May 24, 2023.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