Open: Ghost Gear Fund 2023 - Hurricane Fiona Response
Call for proposals is open for Ghost Gear Fund projects in areas affected by Hurricane Fiona. Deadline is December 28 at 11:59pm PST.
Please report your lost gear as soon as possible so that retrieval efforts can be made and recovered gear can be returned to the owner.
Services and information
Learn what causes abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear and the impacts on the marine environment.
Since 2020, $26.7 million in funding was distributed to support 91 projects.
Information on the Ghost Gear Fund (formerly known as the Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution Program).
Information on mandatory reporting requirements for commercial fish harvesters.
Canada’s participation in international organizations and the commitments we’ve made to address ghost gear.
Ghost Gear Fund successes and results to-date.
Combatting oceans plastics and marine litter is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The latest data on mandatory lost gear reporting.
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