DFO Increasing Vessel Length Limit for Under 40-Foot N.L. Inshore Sub-Fleets
Above: David Greening photo
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently announced that it will increase existing vessel length limits for Newfoundland and Labrador’s inshore fishing boats to provide more consistency in all Atlantic Canada regions.
Specifically, the existing vessel length requirement for inshore sub-fleets, currently restricted to the less than 39’11” length in overall measurement, will increase to 49’11”.
DFO said the announcem...