Maritime fishermen seek extension to lobster season

Lobster fishermen around the Maritimes who got off to a late start because of the cold spring, are waiting to hear from the federal government about a possible extension to their season. Karen McCavour runs a lobster shop and her husband is a lobster fisherman. She said she thinks landings are down 50 per cent because of the late start to the season.   Lobsters migrate with the warmer weather. Fishermen in the area will need to pull their traps out of the water by Monday unless the federal government steps in and offers a delay. Read the rest here 10:56

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