Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Assoc.

VOTE RESULTS
PEIFA SPRING LOBSTER FISHERY LFA 24 AND LFA 26A 2020 OPENING DATE

April 21st , 2020

The PEIFA will be submitting the vote results to the Department of Fisheries & Oceans (DFO)

Reminder: The final decision on the opening date of the spring lobster season is subject to approval by the Minister of Fisheries & Oceans (DFO).

  • There was a total of 841 total valid votes out of a total of 954 PEI spring lobster license holders which totals 88.2% overall return rate.

  • LFA 24 with 542 votes out of 600 lobster license holders totally 90.3% return rate.

  • LFA 26A with 299 votes out of 354 lobster license holders totally 84.5% return rate.

VOTE QUESTION: What day would you prefer the spring lobster season to open?
 

LFA 24 VOTE RESULTS

May 6th, 2020

330

60.9%

May 13th, 2020

212

39.1%

Total

542

 

LFA 26A VOTE RESULTS

May 6th, 2020

146

48.8%

May 13th, 2020

153

51.2%

Total

299

 

Thank you to every spring lobster fisher on PEI for their valuable input in this very important vote and the situation surrounding Covid 19.

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