FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Apr. 8, 2021
2021 SNOW CRAB SEASON OPENING IN CRAB FISHING AREA 3BC IN NAFO DIVISION 3K
DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on Wednesday April 14, 2021 for the purpose of travelling to the fishing ground in the following area in NAFO Division 3K:
– Inshore Crab Fishing Areas in 3BC
Fish harvesters are reminded that they are not authorized to set Crab traps until 6 hours after the Snow Crab fishery season has opened. Therefore, any setting of Crab traps or possession of Crab before 6:00AM on Wednesday, April 14 is prohibited.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-020 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-025 comes into effect on April 9, 2021.
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