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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0203-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish Other than Salmon - Lingcod Opening Time and Limits - Amendment to FN0175

Effective at 00:01 hours April 1, 2010 to 23:59 hours November 15, 2010,
fishing for lingcod will open in the following areas:

Areas 11, 21 to 27, 111, 121, 123 to 127, 130 and 142 and Subareas 12-14 and 20-
1 to 20-4.

The daily limit is three (3) per day with a possession limit of six (6). The
minimum size is 65cm.

The exceptions to this opening are:

Area 121:
Effective 00:01 hours February 1, 2010 to 23:59 hours December 31, 2010:
No person shall fish for or retain halibut, rockfish and lingcod in Area 121
outside the 12 nautical mile limit seaward of a line that begins at 48 degrees
34.000 minutes North latitude and 125 degrees 17.386 minutes West longitude and
continues south easterly at a bearing of 116 degrees True to a point at 48
degrees 28.327 minutes North latitude and 125 degrees 01.687 minutes West
longitude.

Area 121:
A reminder to recreational harvesters, that the waters of Swiftsure Bank,
inside a line from 48°34.00'N and 125°06.00'W, thence to 48°34.00'N and 124°
54.20'W, thence to 48°29.62'N and 124°43.40'W, thence following the
International Boundary between Canada and the U.S. to 48°29.55'N and 124°
56.20'W, thence in a straight line to the point of commencement, are closed to
all finfish, all year.

Note: Rockfish Conservations Areas (RCA’s) remain in effect – refer to the
following website for descriptions:
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/restricted-restreint/rca-acs-eng.htm


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact: Devona Adams 604-666-3271 and Tamee Mawani 604-666-9033

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0203
Sent March 23, 2010 at 10:28
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 
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