Fisheries and Oceans Canada
 
P.E.I. Area Conservation and Protection
 

Reminder to Fishers

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Conservation and Protection would like to remind all lobster fishers in lobster fishing areas 24, 25 and 26a of the following license condition;

All lobster shall be measured immediately after removal from the trap. If the length of the lobster is less than the minimum length specified by the regulations for the lobster fishing area authorized by this licence or it is a female lobster of a length (LFA 24- 115mm or greater, LFA 25- 115mm or greater, LFA 26a- 115mm but not more than 129mm), it shall be returned to the water immediately in a manner that causes it the least harm.

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is committed to the sustainability of all fisheries including the lobster fishery and will be strictly enforcing the condition to return all undersize lobster, female lobster with eggs attached and window lobster to the water immediately after removal from the trap. For any questions involving this or any other license condition please contact your local fishery officer.
PEI Conservation and Protection Offices:

Alberton -902-853-2297
Summerside – 902-888-4001
Charlottetown- 902-566-7775
Souris- 902-687-2019
 

Notices

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August 16, 2018
Notice and Management Measures - Herring 16CE
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August 8, 2018
Notice to Fishers - Eel
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August 8, 2018
Notice to Fishers - Reopening of Grids in the Gulf (LFA 25)
Grid HD36 will open at 5pm today see more

August 7, 2018
New Grids Closed due to presence of NARW in the Gulf
New Closure starts on August 7th at 5pm see more

August 7, 2018
LFA 25 Opening
Season opening as scheduled see more

August 1, 2018
Update - Mexican Tuna Quota
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July 31, 2018
Tuna Tagging 2018
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July 31, 2018
Halibut - Length and Weight
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July 30, 2018
Notice to Fishers - Rock Crab 26A
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July 30, 2018
Notice to Fishers - Redfish Closure
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