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Notice to Fish Harvesters - 3Ps Scallop Fisheries Opening - nf.24.087

April 19, 2024





Apr. 19, 2024

3Ps Scallop Fisheries Opening

DFO advises 3Ps harvesters that the Scallop Fishery will open South of 47°00′ N: Outer Bay areas in SFA 10 and 11, at 0600 hours on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2024-007 has been revoked and Variation Order 2024-030 comes into effect on April 20, 2024.

“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
Cell: 709-277-5894