Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery <65-foot Fixed Gear Fleet opening in NAFO Divisions 2+3K

DFO advises that the fixed gear Greenland halibut fishery (Turbot) in NAFO Divisions 2+3K will open for vessels less than 65 feet at 0600 hrs, June 24, 2015 and will close 2000 hrs, July 3, 2015.

Fish Harvesters are required to hail-out to an At Sea Observer Company 24 hours prior to leaving port.

All gear must be removed from the waters of NAFO Divisions 2+3K at the end of the trip.

Licences conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System for those fish harvester who submitted an Expression of Interest to participate in the June NAFO Divisions 2+3K fixed gear Greenland halibut (Turbot) fishery.

As well, DFO advises that the fixed gear Greenland halibut fishery in NAFO Divisions 3LMNO for vessel classes A253, A254, A259 and A260 will open June 24, 2015 at 0600hrs.

Fish harvesters are required to hail-out to an At Sea Observer Company prior to leaving port, on each fishing trip. As well, harvesters are reminded that they are required to hail to the At Sea Observer firm if they plan to fish in two different areas in the same trip.

Licences and conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

 

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