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October 30, 2014

Announcements

Eel Fishery Closing

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.329NFB   Oct. 30, 2014 Eel Fishery Closing DFO advises fish harvesters that the eel fishery will close on Friday, October 31, 2014 in all areas for all gear types.   All fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time. Fish harvesters are also reminded that it is mandatory that they return their logbooks.  


October 29, 2014

Announcements

Toad Crab Fishery Closing

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.328B   Oct. 29, 2014 Toad Crab Fishery Closing DFO advises fish harvesters that the Toad Crab fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador will close at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014. All gear must be removed from the water by that time.  


October 21, 2014

Announcements

Herring Fixed Gear Fishery to remain open in Area 13

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.327B 2014-274 Oct. 21, 2014 Herring Fixed Gear Fishery to remain open in Area 13 DFO advises that the Herring fishery for fixed gear (trap, gillnet, bar seine - including tuck seine) in Herring Fishing Area 13 will remain open until December 31, 2014 or when the quota is taken, whichever is reached first.  


October 17, 2014

Announcements

Shrimp Fishery Closing in Area 6 for the 2J Fleet

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.326B   Oct. 17, 2014 Shrimp Fishery Closing in Area 6 for the 2J Fleet DFO advises that the shrimp fishery in Shrimp Fishing Area 6 for inshore vessels based in NAFO Division 2J, will close at midnight on Monday, October 20, 2014. The quota for this fleet is expected to be taken at that time.  


October 14, 2014

Announcements

FFAW Meeting for Fish Harvesters in St. Mary's Bay scheduled for Oct. 17/14

Meeting Announcement   FFAW will be holding a meeting for all fish harvesters in St. Mary’s Bay on Friday, October 17 at 10:00 am at the Legion in Riverhead. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the impact of the increased oil tanker traffic in St. Mary’s Bay.


October 06, 2014

Announcements

FFAW Cod Meetings_Hermitage_Wreck Cove_Belleoram_ October 7

FFAW will be holding general cod meetings for all harvesters in the following Communities on Tuesday, October 7:   1) Hermitage - for harvesters from Hermitage Area at 9:30 am at the Harbour Authority Building. 1) Wreck Cove – for harvesters


October 03, 2014

Announcements

FFAW Cod Meeting_Harbour Breton_October 6

FFAW will be holding a general cod meeting for all harvesters in the Harbour Breton Area on   Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Southern Port Hotel in Harbour Breton.   If any questions, please contact the FFAW office in Corner Brook at (709) 634-0277.  


October 01, 2014

Announcements

GREENLAND HALIBUT (TURBOT) FISHERY CLOSING IN NAFO DIVISION 4R

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.321B 2014-270 Sep. 30, 2014 GREENLAND HALIBUT (TURBOT) FISHERY CLOSING IN NAFO DIVISION 4R DFO advises that the Greenland Halibut (turbot) fixed gear fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, in all water depths will close for vessels less than 65 feet based in NAFO Divisions 2J4R3Pn at 1800hrs on Thursday October 2, 2014.   DFO reminds harvesters that all gear must be removed from the water by closing time.  


October 01, 2014

Announcements

REMINDER Herring Mobile Gear Fishery Open in 3L

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.320B   Oct. 1, 2014 REMINDER Herring Mobile Gear Fishery Open in 3L DFO reminds fishers that the Herring fishery for mobile gear (purse seine) vessels less than 65 feet in length, opened at 0600 hours on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in the following areas:   Bonavista Bay (Herring Fishing Area 5); Trinity Bay (Herring Fishing Area 6); Conception Bay (Herring Fishing Area 7); Southern Shore (Herring Fishing Area 8);  


September 28, 2014

Announcements

Bluefin Tuna Fishery

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.14.319B   Sep. 28, 2014 Bluefin Tuna Fishery DFO advises that the Bluefin Tuna fishery in NAFO Divisions 3LNOP for vessels using Tended Lines and Harpoon will close at 6 pm today, Sunday, September 28, 2014.           -30- For media inquiries, contact 772-3375 For all other inquiries, contact: Bob Fagan Fisheries and Oceans Canada Newfoundland and Labrador 709-772-2920