4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT - THIRD SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT – THIRD SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

nf.21.253B

 

2021-204

 

Jul. 23, 2021

 

4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT – THIRD SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET

 

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador that elected to fish in Period 3, will open at 0600 hours on Monday, July 26, 2021. This fishery is open to vessel class A289 and will close at 2000 hours on August 8, 20201.

 

DFO reminds fish harvesters that logbooks for this fishery are mandatory and must be completed in full and submitted as per the conditions of licence.

 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-122 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-204 comes into effect on July 23, 2021.

 

“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]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For information, contact:

Jodi Riggs-Power

Resource Management

Tel:  709-279-7626

[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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