Could Asian Carp be an Alternative Bait Source for Lobster Fishermen?
The continued stock decline and ever-rising prices of traditional bait fish like herring and mackerel is becoming a bigger issue every year for Atlantic Canada lobstermen.
Now, a Nova Scotia businessman is hoping a plan he put in motion two years ago to import Asian carp to use as bait in the lobster fishery will come to fruition this year.
“We’re almost there I think,” said Patrick Swim, CEO of Canadian Atlantic Lobster Inc. in an interview.
An invasive species from southern ...