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RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon)

Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0917-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Halibut - Reminder of Closure October 18 and Amendment of Variation Order Number

Amendment to FN0891: Variation Order Number amended to 2010-426.

Throughout the 2010 recreational halibut fishing season, the Department in
conjunction with the Sport Fishing Advisory Board (SFAB) Halibut Working Group
have reviewed in-season monthly catch estimates.

Catch information indicates that the recreational share of the Total Allowable
Catch has been reached.

Therefore, recreational fishing for halibut will close effective 23:59 hours
October 18, 2010 for the balance of the year.

2011 management actions will be developed throughout the fall and announcements
will be made in early 2011.

Variation Order 2010-426 is in effect.


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

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0917
Sent October 15, 2010 at 10:53
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
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