New Sessions Added to Public Consultations on Recreational Groundfish (Cod) Fishery

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is seeking public input on the implementation of a new licensing and tags regime for the 2017 recreational groundfish (cod) fishery.

Two additional consultation sessions have been added to allow the public further opportunity to comment on proposed regulatory changes and associated management measures. See full list below.

  • NEW Thursday, November 17, Carbonear, Fong’s Motel, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m
  • NEW Monday, November 21, Marystown, Marystown Hotel, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m

Feedback can be submitted via e-mail:

Written submissions can also be sent by mail to:

Recreational Groundfish Public Consultations

Resource Management and Aboriginal Fisheries

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

P.O. Box 5667

St. John’s NL  A1C 5X1


The consultation runs from November 1-30, 2016 inclusive.

Upcoming consultations:

  • Monday, November 14, Mary’s Harbour, River Lodge Hotel, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 15, Plum Point, Plum Point Motel, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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