Update – 2023 PEI Halibut:  The PEIFA have been advised by DFO the request to re-open 4T5 and 4T7 for the PEI halibut fishery has been approved for the 2023 commercial fishery.  A DFO Notice to Fishers with all details will be released by DFO on Monday.  The dates of the PEI halibut fishery are confirmed as follows:  

  • 1st opening:  Tuesday, July 11th to Friday, July 14th ,
  • 2nd opening: Tuesday, July 25th to Friday, July 28th
  • 3rd opening:  Tuesday, September 12th to Friday, September 15th
  • 4th opening: Tuesday, September 26th to Friday, September 29th
  • Reallocation fishery date if required:  The week of October 16th (# of days TBD)