Cold water blamed for slow crab season in Cape Breton

First it was the ice, and now frigid water temperatures are causing more problems for Cape Breton crab fishermen. Main-a-Dieu fisherman Joe Forgeron isn’t worried about meeting his 285,000-pound quota by season’s end on Sept. 1, but he figures it may take longer than last year.Forgeron, who fishes out of Louisbourg, said the colder-than-average water temperatures translate into slower-moving crab, which means smaller-than-average catches. “This season’s been all right, but,  Read the rest here  15:00

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