April 30, 2015
2015 Lobster Season OpeningUpdate
Today, the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) and Department of Fisheries & Oceans (DFO) held a conference call to discuss a potential opening date for the PEI Spring Lobster season. After consultation with DFO and PEIFA Lobster Fishing Area 24 & 26A Advisory Committees, there is agreement to hold another conference call on Monday, May 4th to further discuss this issue. A majority agreement was achieved as to a possible opening date of Thursday, May 7th, 2015.
For further information, contact:
Craig Avery, PEIFA President
Jamie Gauthier, Chair, LFA 24 Lobster Advisory
Bobby Jenkins, Chair, LFA 26A Lobster Advisory