Notices to Fish Harvesters

Notice to fish harvesters - 2020-05-21





Quebec – May 21, 2020


Fisheries and Oceans Canada reminds all fish harvesters that the temporary changes to the Vessel Hail-out requirements, previously announced on April 22, 2020, are no longer in effect since May 18, 2020.

When applicable, licence holders/fishing vessel operators must therefore contact the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Vessel Hail System at 1-800-561-2467 or at 1-902-464-8103 (satellite phone only) before departing for each fishing trip, in accordance with the requirements specified in their Conditions of licence.


For more information

You can obtain additional information concerning the management measures and the fishing areas on our website at


Marcel Picard                                                  

Conservation & Protection

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Quebec (Quebec)


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