Fixed Gear Herring Fishery (Barr seine) Opening in Notre Dame Bay (HFA 4)





Nov. 4, 2020

Fixed Gear Herring Fishery (Barr seine) Opening in Notre Dame Bay (HFA 4)

DFO advises harvesters that the fixed gear Herring fishery for barr/tuck seine will open in Herring Fishing Area 4 (Notre Dame Bay) in NAFO Division 3K at 0600 hours on Thursday November 5, 2020.

Conditions are available on the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) for harvesters with a fixed gear license for Notre Dame Bay.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-240 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-249 comes into effect on November 5, 2020.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

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: [email protected]


For information, contact:
David Small
Area Chief, Resource Management
(709) 292-5167
E-Mail: [email protected]

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-5845
E-mail: kelly.firmage-o’[email protected]

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