CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN PORTION OF AREA 14

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2020-109

Jul. 7, 2020

CAPELIN FIXED GEAR FISHERY OPENING IN PORTION OF AREA 14

DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as “tuck seine”), for vessels less than 65 feet, in a portion of Western NL will open at 0700 hours on July 8, 2020.

The specific Capelin quota zone that will open is as follows:

Capelin Fishing Area 14 from the Quebec/Labrador border, north to Cape Charles and west of a line drawn between the following points:

51 degrees 20 minutes North, 56 degrees 57 minutes West, and

51 degrees 57 minutes North, 55 degrees 21 minutes West.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-100 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-109 comes into effect on July 8, 2020.

“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:
Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: [email protected]

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