FFAW Accepting Applications for Lost Gear Retrieval in Fortune Bay

FFAW is now accepting applications for the retrieval of lost gear in Fortune Bay. Retrieval will take place over the week of October 26th (weather permitting). Two vessels will be required, one to tow a sonar and a second to haul, retrieve and land gear. Vessels will deploy out of and gear will be landed in Harbour Breton.

Eligibility is open to any vessel licensed to fish in Fortune Bay. Eligible vessels for sonar deployment are a minimum of 34’11” and equipped with a winch/hauler; eligible vessels for gear retrieval are a minimum of 39’11” and equipped with an A frame, winch/hauler.

Please contact the Corner Brook office at 709-634-0277 for an application. Deadline is Thursday, October 22nd at 2 pm.

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