The 2011-2012 lobster season off southwestern Nova Scotia has been anything but smooth sailing. The season started out with low prices in the fall, a vote on a split season, the establishment of a new lobster association in the winter, fishermen withholding their catches in January for a $5.50 price and fishermen going on strike in the spring as they sought a committed price for the rest of the season. Heck, even lobster tags delivered to fishermen in the fall were late this season.
Fishermen listen intently to the discussion at a 1688 meeting on May 4 in Yarmouth. There was a lot of confusion at the meeting, and following it, pertaining to a strike. TINA COMEAU PHOTO
December 23, 2011 - 9 h 57
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April 27, 2012 - 10 h 41
There has been a major seizure of illegal lobsters in Yarmouth County. It happened around 5 a.m. Friday in Comeau’s Hill, where thousands of under-sized lobsters...