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Winter Flounder (Blackback) Opening in NAFO Divisions 3KL

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

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Aug. 19, 2021

 

Winter Flounder (Blackback) Opening in NAFO Divisions 3KL

 

DFO advises that the Winter flounder (Blackback) fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KL will open at 06:00 hours on August 21, 2021.

 

Fish harvesters should review their conditions to be familiar with by-catch provisions for this fishery. By-catch levels will be closely monitored and areas will be closed where cod by-catch is excessive.

 

Fish harvesters are advised that they cannot commence fishing until they have their 2021 2J3KL Stewardship Cod license conditions.

 

Licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System.

 

“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:

David Small

Area Chief, Resource Management

(709) 292-5167

E-Mail: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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