Tag Archives: PEI

PEI Snow crab season delayed by ice in Gulf – expected to start on May 1

CBC_News_logoSnow crab fishermen on P.E.I. are anxious to get out on the water since ice conditions have delayed the season. cbcnews  Read more here 14:28

Maritime fisheries ministers appointed Lobster panel starting its work – Discussions to take place in PEI, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2The three-member independent panel appointed by Maritime fisheries ministers to examine factors affecting lobster prices will begin meeting with industry organizations in early July. [email protected]

PEI, NB fishermen demanding better prices – They argue questions require an immediate response:

The Sou’Wester – While they have been locked in a word of words for the last several months over carapace size, lobster fishermen in PEI and New Brunswick  now find themselves allies in a battle to convince processors to close a  major price gap compared to other major fishing areas on the Eastern Seaboard. continued