Harp Seal Fishery Opening
DFO advises that the Harp seal fishery in Areas 5 to 8 and 12 will open, for a limited harvest of adult Harp seals, at 0600 hours on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 to Friday, April 07, 2017 at 2000 hours.
This harvest will only be open for those sealers who have been issued valid 2017 licence conditions specific to this adult-only, Harp seal-only harvest.
Sealers are reminded that as per Section 30 of the Marine Mammal Regulations, “No person shall fish for adult harp or hooded seals in the ...
The Playgrounds Were Wharves and the Sea
Ghislain Cyr is passionate about preserving the fisheries and marine ecosystem in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
One of several generations of fishermen, the 57-year-old from the Iles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) is also very vocal about his commitment to conservation. That is not surprising perhaps when one considers that the ‘Maggies’ are almost totally dependant on the fishing industry for survival.
Ghislain is well known throughout the Atlantic region because of his involvement ...