October 7, 2020
Gulf Region - NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
2020 ROCK CRAB FALL FISHERY SEASON IN LOBSTER FISHING AREA 25
Tracadie, NB, Charlottetown, PEI and Antigonish, NS – October 7, 2020 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is announcing that the fall fishery for rock crab in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 25 will open at 7:00 a.m. on October 17, 2020 and will remain open until November 27, 2020, inclusively.
DFO wishes to remind fish harvesters to take extra care when navigating on the opening day of the rock crab fishery as vessels are loaded with gear and traps. Fish harvesters are encouraged to act diligently in setting their traps and should ensure that vessels are loaded safely by reducing the quantity of gear if necessary.
Fish harvesters must also exercise caution when navigating in channels where dredging operations are on-going.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Resource Management Fisheries and Oceans Canada Tracadie, NB
Fisheries and Oceans Canada Antigonish, NS
Resource Management Fisheries and Oceans Canada Charlottetown, PEI 902-566-7933Kim.Lowe@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
EKME-EN : 4198996 / EKME-FR : 4198999