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2022 Snow Crab Season Opening for 2HJ (North)









Jun. 29, 2022


2022 Snow Crab Season Opening for 2HJ (North)


DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 6:00 a.m. Sunday July 3, 2022 for NAFO divisions 2J North of 54 40 and NAFO Division 2H.  This fishery will close at 2400 hours on Wednesday August 31, 2022.


Fish Harvesters are also reminded that all designations to participate in this fishery are issued by the Nunatsiavut Government and Torngat Fisheries Cooperative Limited and must be in place prior to participating.


Fish harvesters are reminded that they are not authorized to set Crab traps until 72 hours after the Snow Crab fishery season has opened. Therefore, any setting of Crab traps or possession of Crab before 6:00AM on Wednesday, July 6 is prohibited.


Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).


The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-092 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-095 comes into effect on June 30, 2022.


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


If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: Karen.Keats-Brett@dfo-mpo.gc.ca






For information, contact:

Mark Simms

Senior Area Fisheries Manager

Labrador Area Office


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