Nova Scotia Lobster Fishery Shut Down

Cbc.ca: The lobster fishery in Nova Scotia has come to a standstill, and some P.E.I. fishermen have been told to tie up their boats.

Nova Scotia Lobster Fishery Shut DownIn Nova Scotia, lobster pounds and plants are at near capacity. P.E.I. fishermen have been put on quotas or told not to fish at all.

Fishermen in those provinces are hearing different reasons for the tie-up. Nova Scotia fishermen have been told there is too much lobster, and no one is buying until later this week, forcing them to hold off on fishing during the short spring season.

Read more about the shutdown of the Nova Scotia lobster fishery.