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Notice to Fish Harvesters - AMENDMENT: 2024 Snow Crab Season Opening for 2HJ (North) - nf.24.149

June 11, 2024





Jun. 10, 2024

AMENDMENT: 2024 Snow Crab Season Opening for 2HJ (North)

DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 0600 hours on Monday June 17, 2024 for NAFO divisions 2HJ North of 54 40. This fishery will close at 1800 hours on Saturday, August 31, 2024.

Fish Harvesters are also reminded that all designations to participate in this fishery are issued by the Nunatsiavut Government and Torngat Fisheries Cooperative Limited and must be in place prior to participating.

Fish harvesters are reminded that they are not authorized to set Crab traps until 72 hours after the Snow Crab fishery season has opened. Therefore, any setting of Crab traps or possession of Crab before 0600 hours on Thursday, June 20, 2024, is prohibited.

Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2024-045 has been revoked and Variation Order 2024-076 comes into effect on June 11, 2023.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:
Murray Perrett
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel: 709-899-2938