Fishery openings and closures

Commercial, recreational, Aboriginal and food fisheries may be subject to closure by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) for conservation, safety, contamination, seasonal or other reasons.

For up-to-date information on openings and closures by species and region, go to:

Pacific Region
Commercial | Recreational | Aboriginal

Central and Arctic Region
Contact the Region for further information.

Quebec Region
Contact the Region for further information.

Gulf Region
Fishery Variation Orders

Maritimes Region
Fishery Variation Orders

Newfoundland and Labrador Region
Fishery Notices