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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a portions of NAFO Division 3K - nf.23.133

May 30, 2023









May. 29, 2023


Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a portions of NAFO Division 3K


DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on May 30, 2023 and close at 2000 hours on July 18, 2023 in the following NAFO Division 3K Lumpfish fishing area:


Cape Bauld to Granite Point


Granite Point to Little Harbour Deep Head


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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-086 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-089 comes into effect on May 30, 2023.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