Herring Mobile Gear Opening in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than 55 feet in length (16.76 m), will open at 0600 hours on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Fishers are reminded that At-Sea Observer coverage and Dockside Monitoring services must be arranged prior to fishing.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2018-411 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-004 comes into effect on February 6, 2019.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: [email protected].


For information, contact:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien

A/Resource Manager- Eastern

(709) 772-5845

kelly.firmage-o’[email protected]

Jodi Power-Riggs

Resource Manager-Southern

(709) 279-7626

[email protected]


For information, contact:
Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626
[email protected]

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