Extension to Lobster Season in Area 4B (Notre Dame Bay)
DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the lobster season in NAFO Division 4B has been extended and will now close at 20:00 hrs on Saturday July 11, 2015.
All gear must be removed from the water by closing time.
The extension has been granted due to lost fishing time due to ice.
However, DFO advised fish harvesters that the Lobster fishery in several Western NL Lobster Fishing Areas will close at 2000hrs as follows:
- Lobster Fishing Area 12 (NAFO sub-Division 3Pn) will close on ...
DFO Extends P.E.I. and N.B. Lobster Seasons Four Days
Lobster fishermen in areas of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick have been granted a four-day extension to their seasons, past next weeks' scheduled closure date of July 1.
According to a statement from Canada's Fishery Minister Gail Shea, fishing in all of P.E.I.'s Gulf lobster fishing areas will be extended four days past the scheduled closure. This includes LFAs 23, 24 , 26A and 26B.
"I have listened at the requests of our hard-working fishermen over the past few weeks and I am ...