Notices to Fish Harvesters

Winter Flounder - Fixed Gear

Winter flounder - mandatory hail out 2017 season

Québec – April 26th, 2017


The Department of Fisheries and Oceans – Quebec Region informs Quebec groundfish fixed gear licence holders fishing for winter flounder that a hail out is now mandatory before every fishing trip. 


This decision seeks to facilitate the deployment of at-sea observers and to ensure a minimum coverage of 5% of fishing trips.



For additional information, please visit the Department’s website at :

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