P.E.I. fall lobster season wraps up with high catches, prices

pe-hi-lobster-boat-852P.E.I. fishermen hauled in as many lobsters this fall as they did last year — more, in some areas — and the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is crediting the good weather. The season, which began the first week of August, wrapped up Monday for 225 Island fishermen, who share the waters with nearly 500 from New Brunswick and a handful from Nova Scotia.  “The weather this year was unheard of,” PEIFA president Craig Avery enthusiastically told CBC Radio: Mainstreet‘s Angela Walker.  “There was only probably a couple of lost fishing days and you know with that, that kind of helped the catches for sure.” Read the rest here 16:01