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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

902-388-7988

Jamie Gauthier, Chair, LFA 24 Lobster Advisory

902-388-1156

Bobby Jenkins, Chair, LFA 26A Lobster Advisory

902-583-3157