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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Correction:Area 11 Scallop Fishery Opening in Hermitage Bay and Southwest Coast - nf.23.288

October 23, 2023









Oct. 20, 2023


Correction:Area 11 Scallop Fishery Opening in Hermitage Bay and Southwest Coast


DFO advises 3Ps scallop harvesters that Scallop Fishing Area 11 North of 47 00 N and west of a line drawn from Dantzic Point (46 degrees 59 minutes 32.4 seconds North latitude, 55 degrees 58 minutes 34.8 seconds West longitude) to the Northwest Head of Brunette Island (47 degrees 15 minutes 49 seconds North, 55 degrees 58 minutes 1 second West) to Pass Island Tickle (47 degrees 30 minutes 21 seconds North, 56 degrees 11 minutes 12 seconds West) in water depths greater than 5 fathoms will open at 0600 hours on Saturday, October 21, 2023 and close at 1800 hours on Thursday, December 21, 2023.


Fish harvesters are reminded that fishing is not permitted within the Saint Pierre et Miquelon maritime zone.


Logbook submissions, mandatory hails and landing authorizations remain in effect for vessels less than 50 feet.


Please consult your licence conditions for further information.


The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-271 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-272 comes into effect on October 21, 2023.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/Senior Resource Manager