REMINDER: 2020 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery Closure





Nov. 27, 2020

REMINDER: 2020 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery Closure

Harvesters are reminded that the 2020 2J3KL Cod Stewardship fishery will close for all vessel classes at 1800 hrs (6pm) on Saturday November 28, 2020.

This closure also applies to all vessel classes participating in the 2020 Cod Quality Program.

The Department prioritizes safety at sea and if a harvester is unable to retrieve their gear by the close time due to safety, they are advised to contact their local C&P detachment.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2020-253 has been revoked and Variation Order 2020-254 comes into effect on November 28, 2020.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:
Ellen Careen
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-0695
E-mail: [email protected]

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