Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Assoc.

RESULTS - LFA 24 QUESTIONNAIRE -JANUARY 2014

Questionnaires were sent to all LFA 24 Lobster Fishers in mid-December, 2013 with questions stemming from the workshop held for LFA 24 fishers in Nov, 2013. The LFA 24 Lobster Advisory will be moving forward with the topics resulting in over 50% of the vote.

Results will be forwarded to appropriate Government entities including the DFO where final decision (on certain topics) may be subject to the Ministers’ Approval. Questionnaires were counted on January 27th, 2014 at the Farm Centre, Charlottetown and general results were shared today at the LFA 24 Lobster Advisory meeting.


TOTAL # OF QUESTIONNAIRES COUNTED: 309


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QUESTION #1: Do you support a levy of a 1 cent per pound on your catch towards lobster marketing Initiatives?
YES                 NO                  Blank Answer
233 (75%)       73 (24%)          3 (1%)
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QUESTION #2: Do you support LFA 24 moving from a market size of 81mm to the American size of 82.5mm?
YES                  NO                Blank Answer
131 (42%)        175 (57%)        3 (1%)
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QUESTION #3: a. Do you support an early opening in LFA 24?
YES                  NO                 Blank Answer
169 (54.7%)     140 (45.3%)        0
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QUESTION #3: B. Option A: Start season 1 week earlier and end one week early OR Option B: Start season on the last Monday of April and end the last Saturday in June.
OPTION A        OPTION B       Blank Answer
52 (24%)          166 (76%)          91 (Did not include in %)
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QUESTION #4: Do you support a form of rationalization through stacking in LFA 24?
YES                  NO                   Blank Answer
117 (38%)        179 (58%)          13 (4%)
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The PEIFA LFA 24 Lobster Advisory would like to thank all those fishers who took the time to complete the questionnaire.

Any questions on the results please contact your local LFA 24 Lobster Advisory rep or the PEIFA at 566-4050.  

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