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3Ps CORE AREA SCALLOP FISHERY OPENING

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

nf.22.111B

 

2022-049

 

May. 10, 2022

 

3Ps CORE AREA SCALLOP FISHERY OPENING

 

DFO advises that the 3Ps Scallop fishery in the Core Area will open at 0600 hours on May 11, 2022.

 

Access to the Core Area is only available by trip permit for historical harvesters. If you meet the criteria and you are interested in fishing in the Core area in 2022, please contact DFO through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) to request access and an application for a permit. Those seeking access will be reviewed against policy, before determining whether they will be granted access.

 

The Core Area is defined as that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 11 bounded by a line connecting the following coordinates:

 

46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude to

 

46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 56 degrees 29 minutes West longitude to

 

46 degrees 30.0 minutes North latitude, 56 degrees 29 minutes West longitude to

 

46 degrees 30.0 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude to

 

46 degrees 52.7 minutes North latitude, 57 degrees 28 minutes West longitude.

 

Fish harvesters are reminded that they must have at-sea observer coverage services arranged before commencing fishing.

 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-046 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-049 comes into effect on May 11, 2022.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: [email protected]

 

 

 

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For information, contact:

Gary Bruce

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

(709)772-4438

[email protected]

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