Linked here you will find the Mackerel Notice to Fish Harvesters. 


  1. Opening day: June 1st
  2. TAC 8,000 tonnes
  3. Minimum size: 268mm
  4. Mandatory gear marking
  5. Hails are status quo with 2019

Next year: DFO plans to implement a minimum mesh size of 69,85 mm (2 3/4 inches) and a maximum mesh size of 76.2 mm (3 inches ) in order to standardize the mesh size for gill nets used in the mackerel fishery in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.