DFO advises that the Unit I Redfish index fishery for the mobile gear fleets based in Western Newfoundland and Labrador and in the Quebec Region will open Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 2400 hrs.
This fishery is open only to limited participation from the Western Newfoundland and Québec Region mobile gear fleets.
As well, this fishery is only open to a limited area of NAFO Divisions 4R. Fish harvesters involved should review their licence conditions for specific area restrictions.
Hail-out and hail-in requirements are in effect for the Western NL and Québec fleets and fish harvesters must have At-Sea Observer coverage services arranged before commencing fishing.
Licences and licence conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.