P.E.I. Fishermen Asking for Early Opening in LFA 26A and Flexibility in LFA 24
Conservation concerns with fishing into July have prompted Prince Edward Island lobster fishermen in lobster fishing area (LFA) 26A to vote in favour of moving the season opening date ahead four days to April 26 with the season closing four days earlier than usual.
The online vote held in December was organized by the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) following the season review meeting of the PEIFA LFA 26A Lobster Advisory Committee.
Concerns were raised around additional handling ...