News Summary June 14, 2016
Today's Main Story: With Lobster Landings Down 25% to 40% in PEI, Harvesters Hope Higher Prices Make a Difference
Today's top story reports that with lobster prices currently at $6.50 for canners and $7 for markets, P.E.I. lobster fishermen are hoping to ride out a spring of bad weather and lower catches. About a thousand Island fishermen are currently on the water, including 630 along the North Shore from North Cape to East Point and 340 on the south shore from East Point to Victoria, P.E.I.. Catches are down all along P.E.I.'s North Shore, called Lobster Fishing Area 24; reports ...
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