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LDWF to close fall shrimp season Friday

2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, January 25 2018 Jan 25, 2018 January 25, 2018 8:00 AM January 25, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE-The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced that the fall shrimp season will close Friday at sunset.

Waterways that will be closed to shrimping will include:

-Chef Menteur and Rigolets Passes, Lake Borgne, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO), and a section of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Orleans parish from the GIWW East Closure Sector Gate westward to the GIWW intersection with the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal.

-The portion of state outside waters extending to the three-mile line from the northwest shore of Caillou Boca at -90 degrees 50 minutes 27 seconds west longitude westward to the western shore of Freshwater Bayou Canal at -92 degrees 18 minutes 33 seconds west longitude

Waterways that will remain open will include:

-The open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds

-All state outside waters east of Caillou Boca as well as all state outside waters west of Freshwater Bayou Canal.

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