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LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN LFA 12

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2020-039

Apr. 29, 2020

LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN LFA 12

DFO advises that Lobster Fishing Area 12 will open at 0600 hours on Friday, May 01, 2020 and close at 2000 hours on Friday July 10, 2020.

Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the opening date.

Harvesters are also reminded they are permitted to harvest bait for the lobster fishery as per the conditions of their bait licence.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-033 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-039 comes into effect on April 30, 2020.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:
Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626
[email protected]

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