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P.E.I’s spring lobster fishermen in favour of size increase

The president of the Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association says he’s confident Prince Edward Island’s spring lobster fisheries will have a one-millimeter increase in the minimum carapace length in 2018. Francis Morrissey, who is also a member of the Lobster Fishery Area 24 Lobster Advisory Committee was basing his optimism on the results of surveys the LFA 24 and LFA 26A Lobster Advisory Committees mailed out to their members this fall.,,, Morrissey said the decision to go with a size increase is the fishermen’s. “We feel very strongly about this,, click here to read the story 18:07

Fishermen accuse DFO of sinking progress

Fishermen who are part of a lobster advisory committee found themselves questioning where the ‘advisory’ part comes in as they expressed frustration at a recent meeting over issues that seem to keep coming “down the hill” from DFO in Ottawa. [email protected] vanguard