Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags
The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation wishes to advise anglers in the province that recently distributed salmon angling tags that accompany salmon angling licences issued by the Wildlife Division have defects.
The licences and tags were distributed to vendors and subsequently purchased by anglers before the defects were discovered.
Defects are related to the locking mechanism and the quality of the card portion, which contains the licence number, colour ...
2015 Salmon Management Measures
DFO wishes to advise anglers that Atlantic salmon management measures will remain the same as 2014.
The 2015 seasons for the Atlantic salmon recreational fishery are:
Insular Newfoundland - all rivers are open from June 1 to September 7, 2015.
Labrador - all rivers are open from June 15 to September 15, 2015.
Details on the regulations pertaining to bag limits, river classification, closed areas, and special management areas are contained in the 2015-2016 Angler's Guide which is ...
P.E.I. Government Requests Extension to Lobster Seasons
An extension of the lobster seasons will have major benefits for fishers, plant workers and others involved in the fishery, says P.E.I. Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac.
“I have written to Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea requesting that she give serious consideration to extending the seasons in Lobster Fishing Areas 24 and 26A,” said Minister McIsaac. “I believe that fishers should be given every opportunity to complete a full season while respecting the health ...