Shrimp

La Shrimp Season Closed December 24 in Portions of State Outside Waters

pile fresh caught shrimp

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2018 shrimp season will close at official sunset on Monday, December 24, 2018, in portions of state outside waters between Calliou Boca and Freshwater Bayou Canal. The closure area is defined as follows: The eastern boundary line of the closure area…

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Gulf Council August Update

fishing rods on a boat

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met in Corpus Christi, Texas, August 20-23, 2018. The Council elected Dr. Tom Frazier as its Chair and Dale Diaz as its Vice Chair. The following is a brief summary of the Council’s actions: Coral This week, the Council took final action on…

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Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season to Close June 27, 2018 in a Portion of Zone 1 and Zone 2

shrimp boat in Gulf of Mexico at dusk

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the 2018 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of Freshwater Bayou Canal except for the following waters: Lake Pontchartrain, Chef Menteur and Rigolets Passes, Lake…

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LDWF Opens Spring Shrimp Season in a Portion of LA Inshore Waters April 30

shrimp boats docked along the canal in Delcambre

On April 26, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission convened a special meeting to consider setting the opening of the spring shrimp season in a portion of state inshore waters.   The Commission set the opening based on information provided by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists and public…

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