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August 28, 2015

Announcements

CORRECTION- PROHIBITED RETENTION OF ATLANTIC HALIBUT BY-CATCH IN 3Ps

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.279B   Aug. 28, 2015 CORRECTION- PROHIBITED RETENTION OF ATLANTIC HALIBUT BY-CATCH IN 3Ps DFO would like to advise that the allocation for the by-catch of Atlantic Halibut for the inshore 3Ps fixed gear groundfish fisheries is about to be reached. The retention of Atlantic Halibut will be prohibited as of 1800 hrs on Saturday, August 29, 2015.  


August 28, 2015

Announcements

PROHIBITED RETENTION OF ATLANTIC HALIBUT BY-CATCH IN 3Ps

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.277B   Aug. 28, 2015 PROHIBITED RETENTION OF ATLANTIC HALIBUT BY-CATCH IN 3Ps DFO would like to advise that the allocation for the by-catch of Atlantic Halibut in all 3Ps fixed gear groundfish fisheries is about to be reached. The retention of Atlantic Halibut will be prohibited as of 1800 hrs on Saturday, August 29, 2015.  


August 28, 2015

Announcements

Reminder that Petty Harbour Waters are closed to the use of gillnets and lo

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.278B   Aug. 28, 2015 Reminder that Petty Harbour Waters are closed to the use of gillnets and longlines Fisheries and Oceans reminds fish harvesters that the waters adjacent to Petty


August 27, 2015

Announcements

4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT - SIXTH SEASONAL OPENING DATE

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.276B 2015-206 Aug. 27, 2015 4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT - SIXTH SEASONAL OPENING DATE DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador, will open at 0600hrs hours on MONDAY, August 31, 2015. This fishery is open for vessel class A432 and will close at 2000hrs on September 6, 2015.      


August 25, 2015

Announcements

HALIBUT FISHERY OPENING IN 4R FOR QUEBEC REGION FLEET

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.275B 2015-205 Aug. 25, 2015 HALIBUT FISHERY OPENING IN 4R FOR QUEBEC REGION FLEET DFO advises that the Halibut fishery in NAFO Division 4R, for vessels based in the Quebec Region will open


August 25, 2015

Announcements

2015 Winter Flounder Fishery Closing in 3L

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.274B   Aug. 25, 2015 2015 Winter Flounder Fishery Closing in 3L DFO advises that the Winter flounder (Blackback) fishery in NAFO Division 3L will close at 2000 hrs, Tuesday, August 25, 2015.   Fish harvesters are reminded that all Winter flounder fishing gear must be removed from the water by closure time.  


August 24, 2015

Announcements

Reminder-Fixed Gear Mackerel Fishery Closed in Trinity Bay

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.273B   Aug. 24, 2015 Reminder-Fixed Gear Mackerel Fishery Closed in Trinity Bay DFO reminds harvesters that the Fixed Gear Mackerel Fishery in Trinity Bay (Mackerel Fishing Area 6) closed at 2000 hours on August 21, 2015 due to by-catch issues.   Monitoring will continue and the fishery will re-open when conditions improve.  


August 24, 2015

Announcements

Opening of the Squid Fishery in all Fishing Areas in 2GHJ, 3KL, 3Ps, 4R3Pn

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS nf.15.272B 2015-204 Aug. 24, 2015 Opening of the Squid Fishery in all Fishing Areas in 2GHJ, 3KL, 3Ps, 4R3Pn DFO advises that the squid fishery will open for jiggers only in Squid Fishing Areas 1 – 14 on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 0600 hours.   Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the national online licencing system.  


August 24, 2015

Announcements

FFAW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS -FG SENTINEL SITE "TIP OF NORTHERN PENINSULA"

  Applications are now being accepted for the Fixed Gear Sentinel Fishery Site –“Tip of Northern Peninsula”. Harvesters in the Communities North Boat Harbour to Noddy Bay inclusive are eligible to apply. Applications are available at the FFAW office in Corner Brook. For more information please call Myra (709) 634-0277.   Deadline for applications is Thursday, August 27 @ 12:00 Noon.  


August 21, 2015

Announcements

Correction to Angler’s Guide 2015-2016

Aug. 21, 2015 Correction to Angler’s Guide 2015-2016 DFO advises anglers of an error in the Angler’s Guide. In the section Special Trout Management Areas (page 21) the opening dates for trout angling for Indian Bay, Middle Brook Watershed