DFO Requesting Input Into 2017 N.L. Recreational Fishery
On May 20, 2016 Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced its intention to implement a licence and tags management regime for the recreational groundfish fishery in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region, commencing with the 2017 season.
The proposed licencing regime will be applicable to members of the general public, and also to tour boat operators.
The Department is now commencing a public consultations process to seek views on the both the proposed regulatory changes and the proposed ...