DFO Announces Opening Dates for Lobster Fishing Areas 24, 26A and 26B South
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced that the Lobster fishery in Lobster Fishing Area LFA 24, LFA 26A and LFA 26B South will open at 06:00 a.m. on Friday May 3, 2019.
LFA 26A-1 from Point Prim to Victoria, Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) will open at 6:00 a.m. on Monday May 6, 2019, subject to weather conditions.
DFO wishes to remind fish harvesters to take extra care when navigating on the opening day of the lobster fishery as vessels are loaded with gear and traps. Harvesters are ...
Gillnets, Hook-and-Lines and Pots
Gear Considerations in a New Newfoundland Cod Fishery
In 2017, Yann Rouxel worked with fishermen on the Northeast coast to complete his master’s thesis entitled Evaluation of Best Practices for Fishing Sustainability: Fishing Gear Assessment in the Newfoundland Northern Cod Fishery, through the University of Westfjords in Iceland.
Here are some of his perspectives derived from his experiences, analysis and education. Bill Montevecchi supervised the research through his lab at ...