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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Lumpfish Fishery Opening in a Portion of NAFO Division 3K - nf.24.115

May 9, 2024





May. 9, 2024

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 12, 2024 and close at 2000 hours on June 30, 2024 in the following NAFO Division 3K Lumpfish fishing area:

Little Harbour Deep Head to Cape St. John

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2024-048 has been revoked and Variation Order 2024-049 comes into effect on May 10, 2024.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:
David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 292-5167

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344