Shore Price Hits $13/Pound in LFAs 33, 34
Above: Lobster pots fill the deck of a fishing vessel at the Clark’s Harbour wharf, with lobster cars in the middle of the harbour providing a platform for more traps and lobster ‘hotels.’ Kathy Johnson photo
Lobster fishermen in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34 were fetching $13/pound for their catch in late February.
“We are nearing a record price for the product right now,” said Bernie Berry, president of the Coldwater Lobster Association. “There’s not ...