About Lobster PEI

About Lobster PEI

In Prince Edward Island, lobster fishing isn’t just a job – it’s a way of life. We take great pride in our products, and how we work together to manage a sustainable fishery that produces the best lobster in the world. Lobster PEI, or our formal name “The Lobster Fishers of PEI Marketing Board”, is made up of a group of lobster fishers working together to promote and market PEI lobster.

Our Board

  • Charlie McGeoghegan – Central Northumberland Strait Fisherman’s Association (Board Chair)
  • Malcolm Ferguson – Central Northumberland Strait Fisherman’s Association (Treasurer)
  • Mark Arsenault – Prince County Fishermen’s Association
  • Terry Arsenault– Prince County Fishermen’s Association
  • Tommy Drake – Southern Kings and Queens Fishermen’s Association
  • Bethany McCarthy – Southern Kings and Queens Fishermen’s Association (Secretary)
  • Ken LeClair – Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association (Vice-Chair)
  • Ronnie MacRae – Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association
  • Edwin McKie – Eastern Kings Fishermen’s Association
  • Scott Bruce – Eastern Kings Fishermen’s Association
  • Ryan Peters – North Shore Fishermen’s Association

Do You Know Lobster?

Whistling on the boat is considered bad luck.

True – Whistling Is Bad Luck

The origins of this superstition are lost in time, but whistling is generally considered to bring bad luck. Some people think that whistling bring stronger winds that can be hazardous to fishers and damage traps and equipment.