Where crab is king: Lucrative fishery hauls in millions while avoiding whales

Bruno Gaudet takes the steps at Cheticamp Boat Builders three at a time. “I’m telling everyone I’m not committing to any more deadlines and hold onto your boat,” said the yard’s 58-year-old owner. Cheticamp Boat Builders is booked with refits and new builds for the next four years. Inside its big steel building on Wednesday were two fibreglass Cape Islanders under construction and outside a new diesel engine was getting lowered into one getting repowered at the pier.,,, The southern Gulf of St. Lawrence crab quota went up 32 per cent to 32,480 tonnes this year. >click to read<10:10

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