Notices to Fish Harvesters

Halibut - 4RST - Upper and Middle North Shore - Competitive

Notice to Fish Harvesters - 2019


Second opening 

of the competitive Spring fishery for the ATLANTIc halibut 4RST 

Upper and middle north shore fixed gear fleet of less than 19.81 

Sept-Îles – May 7, 2019  

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Quebec Region announces the opening of a second fishing period for the Atlantic Halibut of NAFO divisions 4RST for the portion of the Upper and Middle North Shore (UMNS) fixed gear fleet of less than 19.81 m based from Tadoussac to Sept-Îles. 

The fishery will re-open from May 9, 2019 at 05 h (EDT) to May 11, 2019 at noon (12 h) (EDT). In order to ensure the respect of the residual allocation available, the following measures applies: 

Eligible fish harvesters will receive their Conditions of licence through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).  

The other management measures are described in the 2018-2019 CHP, available at the following address:


For additional information, please contact:  

Resource management  

North Shore area  

Fisheries and Oceans Canada  

418-962-6314 / Toll free: 1-800-463-1729  

Note: In case of discrepancies between the English and the French versions, the latter prevails.


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