FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Jul. 28, 2021
Stewardship Cod Fishery Opening in NAFO Division 2J for Period 1
DFO advises harvesters that the Period 1 Stewardship Cod Fishery in NAFO division 2J will open on Sunday August 1, 2021 at 06:00 hours to vessel classes A292.
Fish Harvesters are advised that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).
Harvesters are reminded that they are to ensure that bi-weekly landing limits are not exceeded by setting only the amount of fishing gear that is necessary to catch the weekly limits. This is particularly important at the start of the season when fish abundance levels are unknown.
Further details on gear and catch limits can be found at: https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fisheries-peches/decisions/fm-2021-gp/atl-36-eng.html
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-202 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-212 comes into effect on July 29, 2021.
“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]
For information, contact:
Regional FAM Officer
Tel. (709) 772-5020
E-mail: [email protected]