Our fishers

Marc Campbell

Marc’s earliest memories of fishing go back to when he was a mere 7 years old, he remembers going out with his father in the early morning hours and cozying up in the cabin near an old bus heater.

Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis was six years old when he first joined his dad on “setting day.” Prince Edward Island lobster fishing tradition dictates that traps are set each year on April 30, ready for the first day of harvest in the spring season on May 1...

The McGeoghegan Family

The McGeoghegan family seems to have fishing in their blood, but it’s obvious their commitment goes well beyond a love of life in a lobster boat. Both Charlie and his dad Mike have invested a lot of personal time ensuring the success of the sector...

Do You Know Lobster?

It takes 5 to 7 years for a lobster to grow to legal size or about one pound.

True – Reaching One Pound Takes 5 to 7 Years

To reach one pound of weight, it takes 5-7 years. The legal size for catching lobster is based on the physical size of the lobster, but legally sized lobsters are normally close to one pound. Lobsters that have not reached the legal size are returned to the water. This limit is vigorously enforced in Prince Edward Island, and is a key component of ensuring the lobster fishery is sustainable.