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 Click the following link for the full notice to fish harvesters: http://peifa.org/members/docs/LOBSTER_2022_Notice_opening_date_LFA 26 A and B south[1].pdf 

DFO Gulf Region
Notice to Fish Harvesters

OPENING OF THE LOBSTER FISHERY IN LOBSTER FISHING AREAS (LFA) 26A AND 26B SOUTH

Moncton, NB April 30, 2022 Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Gulf Region announces that the lobster fishing season in Lobster Fishing Areas 26A and 26B South 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.

FOR INFORMATION:

Isabelle Frenette
Resource Management
Fisheries & Oceans Canada Moncton, NB
506-227-6825
Isabelle.Frenette@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Alan Dwyer
Resource Management Fisheries & Oceans Canada Antigonish, NS 902-735-7114
Alan.Dwyer@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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

Benjamin.Moore@dfo-mpo.gc.ca