May 3, 2021
Click on the following link to view the full DFO Notice: http://peifa.org/members/docs/Notice_to_Fish_Harvesters_-_LFA_24_Opening_May_4__2021.pdf
FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
Notice to Fish Harvesters
LOBSTER FISHING AREA (LFA) 24 OPENING
Moncton, NB – May 3, 2021 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is announcing that the lobster fishery in Lobster Fishing Area 24 will open at 09:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021.
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.
Regional Senior Fisheries and Aquaculture Management Officer
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
A/ Chief Resource Management Fisheries and Oceans Canada Charlottetown, PE 902-370-7094