3NO Skate, Monkfish, White Hake and Atlantic Halibut Longline Fisheries Opening
DFO advises that the inshore fishery in NAFO Divisions 3NO for skate, monkfish, white hake and Atlantic halibut for vessels using longline opened today, June 15, 2015 at 0600hrs.
This applies to vessel classes A251, A254, A257, A260, A263, A266, A269, and A272.
Licence conditions can be obtained at the Eastern, Central and Labrador Client Services Centre, St. John’s.
Fish harvesters are reminded that all licence holders are required to provide a Daily Report of your fishing ...
House of Assembly Calls on the Federal Government to Reverse Atlantic Halibut Allocation Decision
The Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly unanimously passed a private member’s motion May 27 condemning and seeking the immediate reversal of last week’s Atlantic halibut quota allocation decision by federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea.
This decision ignores the established sharing arrangement for halibut quotas in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and continues to erode Newfoundland and Labrador’s share.
“I am pleased the House of Assembly has unanimously supported ...