Prince Edward Island Lobster season should be extended, says fisheries minister

P.E.I. Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac has written to his federal counterpart, Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea, to ask for an extension to the lobster season. Because of ice conditions around the scheduled April 30 season start date, fishermen on the North Shore were delayed getting out of their harbours by eight days, and fishermen on the South Shore were delayed 11 days. An extension of the lobster season would benefit everyone involved in the fishery, said McIsaac. Read the rest here 12:18

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