Cod Fishery Opening in NAFO Divisions 4RS and Sub-Division 3Pn
DFO advises that the directed competitive cod fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RS and sub-Division 3Pn, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet, using six gillnets or 2,000 hooks, will open at 0600hrs on Monday, July 6, 2015.
This opening is for the following vessel classes:
Enterprises based in Western NL and Southern Labrador - 4R3Pn (A274, A275, A277, A278)
Enterprises based in 3Ps with overlap rights to 3Pn (A263, A266, A269,A272)
Fish harvesters are reminded of the following:
Atlantic Halibut Fishery Re-Opening in Sub-Division 3Pn
DFO advises that the Atlantic halibut fishery in a portion of NAFO sub-Division 3Pn, for vessels less than 65 feet using hook and line gear, will reopen at 06:00 HRS. on Saturday, May 16, 2014.
The specific area that will be opened is a portion of NAFO sub-Division 3Pn in water depths 125 fathoms or greater, or in a defined area outlined by specific coordinates. Fish harvesters should check their licence conditions, which outlines the specifics of the approved fishing area.
DFO will ...