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Moncton, NB April 30, 2022 Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is announcing that the lobster fishery in Lobster Fishing Area 24 will open on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 beginning at 6:00 a.m.

DFO wishes to remind fish harvesters to take extra care when navigating on the opening day of the lobster fishery as vessels are loaded with gear and traps. 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 locations where dredging operations are on-going.


Isabelle Frenette
Resource Management Fisheries & Oceans Canada Moncton, NB
(506) 227-6825

Ben Moore
Resource Management Fisheries & Oceans Canada Charlottetown, PE
(902) 370-7094