day : 05/05/2015 3 results

Update LFA 24 Lobster Season Opening

The PEI Fishermen’s Association’s LFA 24 Lobster Advisory Committee held a conference call this morning with all harbour representatives to discuss weather/ice conditions and the opening date.  The Advisory Committee reached unanimous agreement to recommend an opening of Friday, May 8th, 2015 for the LFA 24 Lobster fishery on PEI.  Department of Fisheries & Oceans (DFO) is considering this request.  Final confirmation from DFO is expected later today.  The PEIFA will update members ...

Lobster Fishery Opening

Lobster Fishery Opening Lobster Fishing Area 4B ( Notre Dame Bay) in NAFO Division 3K. DFO wishes to advise  lobster harvesters in Lobster Fishing Area 4B North Head to Cape Freels in Notre Dame Bay that the fishery will open at 06:00 hours on May 09, 2015. Fish harvesters are reminded that they are not permitted to retrieve their gear or possess lobsters during the initial 48 hour gear-setting period after the announced opening date. Lobster Fishery Opening in Lobster Fishing Areas 3 ...

PEI Lobster Season Opening

The Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) and Department of Fisheries & Oceans Canada (DFO) held a conference call today to discuss the opening date for the PEI Spring Lobster season.  PEI Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) Advisory Committees also held conference calls this morning.  Ice conditions have been improving but remain a factor affecting the opening in each area. After consultation with DFO and LFA 26A Advisory Committee representatives, there is agreement to hold ...