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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Lumpfish Fishery Openings in Portions of NAFO Division 3K - nf.24.126

May 16, 2024





May. 16, 2024

Lumpfish Fishery Openings in Portions of NAFO Division 3K

DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open in the following NAFO Division 3K Lumpfish fishing areas:

Note all opening times are 0600 hours and all closing times are 2000 hours.

Cape Bauld to Granite Point: May 20, 2024 to July 8, 2024

Granite Point to Little Harbour Deep Head: May 20, 2024 to July 8, 2024

North Head to Cape Freels: May 19, 2024 to July 7, 2024

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2024-049 has been revoked and Variation Order 2024-055 comes into effect on May 17, 2024.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:
Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 292-5167