DFO advises that the 3Ps directed cod fishery will close to all fleets at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
All fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time. This closure applies to all vessel classes.
Fish harvesters are asked to return their Inshore Fixed Gear Logbooks after the conclusion of fishing operations.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2016-273 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-010 comes into effect on February 24, 2017.