DFO: Gulf of St. Lawrence Lobster Season Extended to July 4
The lobster season in the Gulf of St. Lawrence will close on July 4, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced on Wednesday.
The new closing date is a four-day extension from the previously announced June 30 closing date. Lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 23, 24, 26A & 26B.
"For the most part, this is a positive development in a season that's been very challenging," said Ian MacPherson, the executive director of the P.E.I. Fishermen's Association told the CBC.
The extension provides lobstermen...
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