Groundfish Fisheries Closed for the 2016 Season
DFO reminds fishers that the following inshore groundfish fisheries are closed:
Lumpfish fishery for all NAFO areas for the Newfoundland and Labrador fleet VO 2016-266
NAFO Areas 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Cod/By-catch fishery VO 2016-273
NAFO Areas 2+3KLMNO inshore Greenland halibut (Turbot) fisheries VO 2016-267
Inshore Fixed Gear Atlantic halibut fisheries, for Newfoundland and Labrador-based fleets in NAFO Areas 3NO, 3Ps and 4R VO 2016-268
NAFO Areas 3NO White ...
UPDATED: Placentia Gut Closed to Mariners
Mariners are advised that work is ongoing in Placentia Gut related to the Placentia Bridge, and access to the channel underneath the bridge will be unavailable tomorrow (Tuesday, September 15).
A barge will be performing work in Placentia Gut beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. continuing to 7:00 p.m. tomorrow. Mariners will be unable to pass through the channel at that time, and are asked to use extreme caution elsewhere in the vicinity of the bridge.