Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Atlantic Aqua Farms has a new owner. The P.E.I. business, one of the largest growers of live mussels in the country, is now part of the assets of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. It had previously been owned by San...
The commercial mackerel season in the Gulf Region closed at 6 a.m. on Nov. 16. As of Nov. 14, landings were estimated at 8,291 tonnes. The closure applies to all vessels regardless of size or gear used. The closure will...
The Quality Oyster Aquaculture Program operated by West Prince Venture is receiving funding from the federal and provincial governments to help oyster growers and operators adopt new technologies to increase production and efficiency, promote high quality oyster yields and...
Still spry at nearly 70 years of age and going into his 50th year in the lobster industry, Bob Swim is both envied and criticized. The successful fisherman who owns two licences proudly recalls how some members of his Port...
The Lobster Institute is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017 by highlighting the close and collaborative relationships it has built with the lobster industry over the years. For example, one of the first studies conducted by the Institute was...
CAP AUGUET, NS — The largest modern fishing boat ever manufactured on Isle Madame hit the water in October. Father and son duo Adolphe and Shawn Boudreau completed construction on the fishing vessel All Segments, which was purchased by the...
Fishing boats at rest at the West Head wharf on Cape Sable Island.
Lobster fishers in the Upper Bay of Fundy (LFA 35) are seeing solid landings and a strong shore price for the first two weeks of the season, which opened Oct. 14. “Fishermen are quite pleased and surprised,” says Chris Hudson,...
Woods Harbour fisher Timmy Dixon and his son Noah offload halibut at the Lower Woods Harbour wharf from their last fishing trip of the season in early October.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association Member Bursaries. Applicants must be related to a member of the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association, be graduating from a Prince Edward Island high school in June 2018 and...

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