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Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags

The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation wishes to advise anglers in the province that recently distributed salmon angling tags that accompany salmon angling licences issued by the Wildlife Division have defects. The licences and tags were distributed...

Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags
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2015 Salmon Management Measures

DFO wishes to advise anglers that Atlantic salmon management measures will remain the same as 2014. The 2015 seasons for the Atlantic salmon recreational fishery are:

  • Insular Newfoundland - all rivers are open from June 1 to September 7, 2015.
  • Labrador -...

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Newfoundland Panel Accepts Processor's Cod Price Proposal

Seafoodsnews.com is reporting the Newfoundland Standing Fish Price Setting Panel has released its decision on cod prices and this year it accepted the processor proposal. For the summer fishery from May 22 to August 9, prices will be $.68/pound for...

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P.E.I. Government Requests Extension to Lobster Seasons

An extension of the lobster seasons will have major benefits for fishers, plant workers and others involved in the fishery, says P.E.I. Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac. “I have written to Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea requesting that...

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MFU Local 9 opposes levy, re-establishes Lobster Defence Fund

The Maritime Fishermen’s Union, Local 9, following meetings with its membership and executive has taken a position in opposition to implementation, in SWNS, of the proposed marketing levy being discussed for the Maritime lobster fishery. “At this time our region...

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DFO Stamps 2015 Shrimp Quota Rollover

As was reported in the April issue of The Navigator, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has officially agreed to a recommended rollover of the 2015 Northern shrimp quotas. In March, in ...

Nova Scotia Cod Quota Cut in Half — Stocks in North Sea Continue to Improve

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently cut Nova Scotia’s cod quota in half. DFO said the cod stock remains in poor shape on the Scotian shelf from Halifax to Digby, leading to ...
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Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags

The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation wishes to advise anglers in the province that recently distributed salmon angling tags that accompany salmon angling licences ...

2015 Salmon Management Measures

DFO wishes to advise anglers that Atlantic salmon management measures will remain the same as 2014. The 2015 seasons for the Atlantic salmon recreational fishery are: Insular Newfoundland - ...
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