Linked Header

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Fishing Village Celebrating Start Of Lobster Season

A fleet of 17 fishing boats sailing out from the wharf in Alma bright and early tomorrow morning to mark the opening of the fall lobster season.

The town of 251 people celebrating the occasion with the fleet launch and a community festival. They are promoting the event as "pajama-friendly" because as Event Coordinator Jane Chrysostom tells CHSJ News, the festivities start bright and early. 

The town kicking off the day with the ringing of church bells at 6am tomorrow morning and the launch of the boats a half an hour later, at high tide. A hot breakfast will be served at the wharf.

Chrysostom says the interpretive staff at neighboring Fundy National Park will be on hand giving demonstration about the habitat and life of the Fundy lobster.