DFO advises that the lobster fishery, in Lobster Fishing Area 10 will open at 0600hrs on Saturday April 18, 2015 and close at 2000hrs on Saturday, June 27, 2015 (10 weeks).
Harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve fishing gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the announced opening date.
Fish harvesters are advised that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).
DFO reminds Lobster fish harvesters and the public that the minimum carapace length for Lobster is 82.5 millimetres (3.25 inches) for all Lobster Fishing Areas in Newfoundland and Labrador Region. It is illegal to buy, sell or have in your possession lobsters less than 82.5 millimetres.