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 ...
Diving for Supper
Above: A fish tub filled with scallops rests on the deck of a charter boat following a recreational dive in Nova Scotia. DFO recently gave a green light to allow a recreational scallop dive off P.E.I.
P.E.I. Launches First Recreational Scallop Fishery
Recreational divers on Prince Edward Island now have another reason to celebrate their hobby —and it’s delicious.
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently approved the creation of a recreational scallop fishery, a first for ...