Saturday, October 21, 2017
Lobster fishers in eastern Kings County, P.E.I. will have more storage capacity available next spring.The Souris Harbour Authority Inc. has received a repayable contribution of $500,000 from ACOA’s Business Development Program to purchase equipment and expand its current cold...
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Leonard “Blueberry” MacKinnnon is a towering man, with hands the size of baseball mitts. He is tough as nails and as gentle as the sea after a storm. “Blue”, as he is known, quit school 56 years ago to...
A total of 190 Island fishers registered for the halibut reallocation fishery Sept. 26 to 28.That resulted in a draw for the 54 positions available. The winners will be contacted by DFO to ensure they’re eligible and any fisher...
The 22nd edition of the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival was a resounding success.Throughout the weekend, more than $24,000 in cash prizes were awarded. The Garland Canada International Chef Challenge winner and the top cash prize of $10,000...
To capture the remaining 2017 P.E.I. halibut quota, the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is administering a registration and draw for those fishers with continued interest in fishing halibut.Registration is being held until Sept. 20 at the association office in Charlottetown....
The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association recently held a draw to choose participants to assist in the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey.Participants assist in the collection of data on the abundance, distribution and biology of Atlantic halibut in the Gulf...
A second extension has been granted for the P.E.I. commercial halibut fishery.Fishers will be allowed on the water Sept. 13 and 14 at 6 a.m. The season ended Aug. 31, and the first extension allowed fishing on Sept. 6...
Most New Brunswick fishers were shocked and disappointed when they were told recently the prices they would be receiving for this years’ lobster catches would be much lower than those paid to spring fishers in other Atlantic regions.“I didn’t...
A combined weight of 7,145 pounds for the 12 bluefin tuna landed was a new record at the 14th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival, held Aug. 20 to 26.“For bluefin, that’s the most weight ever landed,” says Brandon...
The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is seeking approximately 11 participants to assist in the anticipated approval of the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey.Participants will be assisting in the collection of data on the abundance, distribution and biology of Atlantic...

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