Lobster season will not open on the first day of August, it will open on the 15th day of August and officials issued notice Friday for restaurants and fishermen and the residents to be aware of the legal open season.
DECR Director, Dr John Claydon calls the two week change a benefit to the country’s number three industry, fisheries. “Last season the fishing community of the Turks and Caicos benefited from an increase in crawfish landings. This appears to be the result of the stock starting to rebuild…”
Crawfish Season opens August 15 and closes on March 15 2017.