Herring Purse Seine Fishery Opening in Area 13 and 14
DFO advises that the herring purse seine fishery, for all mobile gear in Herring Fishing Area 13 and 14, will open May 13, 2015.
Individual quotas are in place and fish harvesters are reminded that licence conditions are available through the DFO National Online Licencing System.
At-sea observer coverage services must be arranged before commencing fishing.
Fish harvesters are reminded of the licence condition that is in effect for the 2015 season in order to protect lobster habitat. ...
Herring Fixed Gear Fishery Open in Area 12 and 13
DFO advises that the Herring fishery for the fixed gear fleets (trap, gillnet, bar seine - including tuck seine), in Herring Fishing Area 12 (NAFO sub-Division 3Pn) and Herring Fishing Area 13 (Cape Ray to Cape St. Gregory), will open Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
Fish harvesters are reminded of the following:
The harvesting cap structure for Area 13 that has been in place for the number of seasons will continue for the 2014 season.
Fishing limitations are in effect while fishing inside Bay ...