Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Area 3 Seine Opening #8 Aug 5th

COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine
Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Subject: FN0585-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area A Seine - Areas 3 & 6 Opening

Area 3
Seines open 16 hours 06:00 hours to 22:00 hours Wednesday Aug 5 in Subareas 3-1, 3-3 north and east of a line that begins at Elliott Pt on Somerville Island, thence to 54 degrees 39 minutes north latitude and 130 degrees 37 minutes west longitude, thence true north to the International Boundary, 3-7, 3-9, 3-11, the portion of 3-12 within 1.0 nautical miles of the Pearse Island shore, 3-13, and 3-17. Min bunt mesh 70 mm. V.O.# 2009-NCSAL-043

Special note: Subarea 3-1 is only open to seine vessels that have operating cameras installed and are subscribed to an electronic monitoring program, in accordance with the Area A conditions of licence.

This is a pink directed fishery. Chinook, chum, coho, and steelhead mandatory

Seiners should be aware that there is currently an at-sea observer program in operation in Area 3. Vessels that are requested to take an observer on board shall do so, in accordance with regulation.

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