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Notice to Fish Harvesters - 3Ps Scallop Fisheries Opening - nf.23.094

April 24, 2023









Apr. 24, 2023


3Ps Scallop Fisheries Opening


DFO advises 3Ps scallop harvesters that the Scallop Fishing Area 10 (Placentia Bay) South of 47 00 N Outer Bay and Scallop Fishing Area 11 (Fortune Bay) South of 47 00 N Outer Bay will open at 0600 hours on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.


Fish harvesters are reminded that fishing is not permitted in the Middle bed, Southern bed, Core Area or the North Bed. These areas are defined in your licence conditions.


The North Bed and Core Area will open at a later date. A permit is required to fish the North Bed and Core Area.


Fish harvesters are reminded of VMS requirements as outlined in licence conditions.


The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-034 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-36 comes into effect on April 25, 2023.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:

Kelly Dooley

A/Resource Manager