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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a portion of NAFO Division 3K - nf.23.127

May 25, 2023









May. 24, 2023


Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a portion of NAFO Division 3K


DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on May 27, 2023 and close at 2000 hours on July 15, 2023 in the following NAFO Division 3K Lumpfish fishing area:


North Head to Cape Freels


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


Licence fees and licence conditions are 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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-082 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-086 comes into effect on May 25, 2023.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:

Terri Healey

A/Area Fisheries Manager

(709) 772-5845


Kelly Firmage-O’Brien

A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager

(709) 685-0344