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REMINDER -LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN SOUTHERN NL 3Ps

4/29/2019

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Apr. 26, 2019

REMINDER -LOBSTER FISHING OPENING IN SOUTHERN NL 3Ps

DFO advises of the following 3Ps lobster area opening and closing dates: Note all opening times are 0600 hours and all closing times are 2000 hours.

– LFA 10 (Placentia Bay) May 1, 2019 to July 9, 2019 (10 weeks);

– LFA 11W (Fortune Bay West-west of Western Head, Hare Bay): May 4, 2019 to July 5, 2019 (9 weeks).

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; as well LFA10 conditions prohibit gear retrieval between 2100 hours (9 p.m.) on Saturday and 0500 hours (5 a.m.) on Monday.

“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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