Saturday, October 21, 2017
The participants have been selected for the 2017 snow crab fishery on Prince Edward Island.The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association conducted a registration and lottery to determine the 131 participants. It’s anticipated each will receive an allocation of five metric tonnes.To...
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced that partnerships in the P.E.I. Bluefin Tuna fishery will be continued for the 2017 season.Partnership arrangements will remain valid until Dec. 31, unless there’s an indication the partnership is to end...
Saint Andrews, N.B. — Final population estimates for North American Atlantic salmon show returns in 2016 were lower than the year before and may indicate further declines in 2017.As a result, the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is urging anglers...
Canada’s largest shellfish festival, the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival, will be back bigger and better than ever Sept. 14 to 17 in downtown Charlottetown.Food Network Canada’s celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford will return to host the weekend celebrations....
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries estimates the value of total fish landings in 2016 increased by 20 per cent to $261.7 million, a new all-time high for fish landings on P.E.I.According to the provincial statistical review, molluscs and...
The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association has announced the winners of its 2017 Member’s Bursary Program. In total, 11 bursaries of $1,000 each were awarded. Each of the six association locals were eligible to award two bursaries. Members, spouses and children...
Cold, unsettled weather resulted in a less-than-stellar scallop fishing season in the Northumberland Strait this year. Cape Tormentine scallop fisher Jim Murray says poor weather conditions made it hard for fishers in Scallop Area 22 to get in more...
A long-time Charlottetown restaurateur has issued an apology to P.E.I. lobster fishers for remarks made in a media interview that left the impression he was criticizing the price fishers are being paid during the spring season.Liam Dolan, who owns...
Is Canada doing enough to ensure the East Coast lobster industry’s sustainability? Or maybe the question should be whether sustainability is possible at all? Catches are reportedly down this year in the major western Nova Scotia lobster fishery, albeit...
Halifax, N.S. — SEVAEN (pronounced Sa-Vay-In) is coming to the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom through a partnership with Swan Net-Gundry.Swan Net-Gundry has agreed to distribute the SEVAEN product line in its stores and dealer network, allowing...

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