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  • New rules planned to keep sea turtles from shrimp net deaths

    December 15, 2016 1:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - More shrimp fishermen would have to use nets equipped with turtle escape hatches, to prevent sea turtle deaths, under proposed new federal rules. The National Marine Fisheries Service wants to require more shrimp fishermen to use "turtle excluder devices." The devices are metal grates that allow turtles... more »
  • White shrimp season closing Monday in most of Louisiana

    December 15, 2016 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The fall white-shrimp season is about to close for most waters in Louisiana. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced most inshore waters will be closed to harvesting white shrimp beginning Monday. The department said recently sampling by its biologists shows the average... more »
  • Louisiana's fall shrimp seasons open Aug. 15, Aug. 22

    August 9, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The opening dates for the 2016 Louisiana fall shrimp season are scheduled later this month. The portion of state inside waters from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel Buoy Line open at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. The portion of state... more »
  • Louisiana to open state outside waters to shrimping

    April 15, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will open a portion of state outside waters to shrimping at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 22. The area lies seaward of Terrebonne Parish and extends a distance of three nautical miles seaward from the Inside/Outside Shrimp Line, beginning at... more »
  • Shrimp Task Force seeks tougher penalties

    February 4, 2016 11:15 AM

    HOUMA - State officials and district attorneys continue to hammer out stricter penalties for shrimpers fishing out of season. At its meeting Wednesday in Houma, The Courier reports the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force continued discussions on its plans to get legislation passed to strengthen the penalties for violators. Currently, shrimpers... more »
  • Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports

    August 12, 2015 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke out at a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, a... more »
  • Wildlife and fisheries to consider early fall shrimp season

    July 20, 2015 1:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday to consider open dates for the 2015 autumn shrimp season. That means the season will likely open before the commission's next regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 6. At the commission's July meeting, Louisiana Department... more »
  • Louisiana's brown shrimp season to reopen in some areas

    July 17, 2015 4:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the brown shrimp season will reopen in parts of the Mississippi Sound. The affected areas will reopen Monday at 6 p.m. For a map detailing the areas currently open to shrimping visit here. In addition to the open waters of... more »
  • Louisiana spring shrimp season to close Friday

    June 17, 2015 6:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana wildlife and fisheries regulators say the spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. Friday, from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of the Freshwater Bayou canal. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday that the closure does not affect: --Lake... more »
  • Chef of the Month: BBQ Shrimp with Smoked Gouda Cheese Grits Play Video

    June 10, 2015 10:47 AM

    This morning on 2une In chef Cody Tregre stopped by 2une In to whip up some delicious bbq shrimp with smoked Gouda cheese grits. Check out the recipe below and 2une In next Wednesday to see the next delicious recipe from Blend in Baton Rouge. Ingredients (Grits): ... more »
  • Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law

    June 9, 2015 4:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State wildlife officials should soon be able to enforce federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for sea turtles. With a 99-0 vote Tuesday, the House gave final passage to a bill that will remove Louisiana's enforcement ban. Supporters of the bill say some... more »
  • Kids in the Kitchen: Pesto Shrimp Kabobs Play Video

    June 8, 2015 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- This morning on Kids in the Kitchen, News 2's Kylie Dixon was back at Pennington Biomedical cooking something healthy that the whole family can enjoy. Make sure to watch the video for directions on how to make delicious Pesto Shrimp Kabobs. Pesto Shrimp Kabobs Makes: 15 Kebabs... more »
  • La. Senate agrees to let state agents enforce sea turtle law

    June 4, 2015 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana House and Senate have both agreed to lift a ban that keeps state wildlife officials from enforcing federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for sea turtles. A 36-0 vote Thursday from the Senate moved the proposal - sponsored by Rep. Dorothy... more »
  • Shrimp prices plummet in 2015

    May 26, 2015 9:36 AM

    DULAC- After a few years of steady prices, Louisiana shrimpers are watching the prices for their catches plummet this season. Nicholas Rodrigue, a shrimper from Dulac says last year he was getting $2 a pound. This year the price has dropped to 55 cents. Shrimp season for waters within three... more »
  • Shrimpers upset over mislabeled seafood Play Video

    May 8, 2015 6:08 PM

    DELCAMBRE - People in the Louisiana shrimp industry are upset after a Texas seafood company admitted to mislabeling 35,000 pounds of Mexican shrimp as wild-caught American shrimp. Delcambre, a town 20 miles south of Lafayette, was once known as the shrimp capital of the world. The town's currently trying... more »
  • Louisiana's inshore shrimp season to open May 18

    May 8, 2015 5:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission says state inshore waters will open for shrimping at 6 a.m. May 18. Most outside waters are already open. So are the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur sounds. The May 18 opening covers inside waters and state outside waters out to... more »
  • Chef of the Month: Bistro Byronz's Shrimp and Grits Play Video

    April 15, 2015 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Bistro Byronz in Baton Rouge has been showing us how to create all types of delicious dishes during April's Chef of the Month segment. This morning, Chef John Lundin stopped by 2une In yet again and showed us how to make some delicious shrimp and grits. Ingredients:... more »
  • Forcasted low shrimp prices

    March 29, 2015 1:03 PM

    DELCAMBRE, La. - Louisiana State University researchers say Louisiana shrimpers face lower prices this year with an expected rise in imported shrimp. Sources say that imports last year were hit by a virus called Early Mortality Syndrome, or EMS. But this year imports are re-entering the market and that... more »
  • Ruffino's: Grilled shrimp skewers with mango salsa Play Video

    March 18, 2015 7:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our March Chef of the Month, Peter Sclafani, returned to the 2une In kitchen Wednesday morning to teach us another delicious recipe: Grilled Shrimp Skewers. Ingredients: 24 extra large Gulf Shrimp, peeled with tail on, deveined 4 bamboo or metal skewers 1 cup extra virgin olive... more »
  • Roux Louisiana's Shrimp Scampi and Grits Play Video

    December 31, 2014 7:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef David Johnson with Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady's was back in the 2une In Kitchen Wednesday for his final appearance as our Chef of the Month. Louisiana Shrimp Scampi and Grits: Ingredients: 24 large shrimp (1 1/2 pounds) 1/2 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons... more »
  • Holly's Holiday Countdown: Enjoying shrimp and salad for the holidays Play Video

    December 18, 2014 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 2une In's John Pastorek joined cooking-guru Holly Clegg in her kitchen this morning of another edition of Holly's Holiday Countdown. On the menu this morning: Shrimp and Corn Soup with a side of Cranberry Avocado Mixed Green Salad. Shrimp and Corn Soup: Makes 12... more »
  • Survey: Shrimp have murky labeling

    October 30, 2014 3:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An advocacy group says consumers can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants across the nation. Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City; Washington, D.C.;... more »
  • ICYMI: Hot Tails' Nola BBQ Shrimp Play Video

    October 2, 2014 6:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our 2une In Chef of the Month for October is Hot Tails in New Roads. Chef Owen Hohl joined us on 2une In Wednesday to whip up some delicious Nola BBQ Shrimp. Here's how you can do it yourself: NOLA BBQ SHRIMP 11 large shell... more »
  • Shrimpers back on the job without higher prices

    September 13, 2014 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana shrimpers are back on the water, and most of them returned after three days of what had been planned as a one-week strike for higher prices. After a meeting last Friday, Louisiana Shrimp Association members said they'd keep their boats docked for a week because prices... more »
  • La. shrimpers call for strike over low prices

    September 6, 2014 6:32 PM

    BELLE CHASSE, La. - Some Louisiana shrimpers say they're going on strike over low prices. Meeting Friday in Belle Chasse, members of the Louisiana Shrimp Association met to discuss a drop in prices paid by processors for their catch in recent weeks. Association leaders say shrimpers want to tie up... more »
  • Alligator, shrimp, boudin and more from Bayou Bistro Play Video

    September 3, 2014 8:05 AM

    BRUSLY - Our Chef of the Month for September is Bayou Bistro in Brusly. Chef Chucky Lejeune joined us on 2une In this morning to show off some of the restaurant's delicious appetizers, including grilled and fried shrimp, fried alligator and boudin. Check out the video or visit... more »
  • Creole surf and turf Play Video

    August 13, 2014 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Galatoire's Bistro Executive Chef Kelley McCann visited the kitchen on the set of WBRZ News 2 at 4 yet again Wednesday afternoon, and this time he was came prepared to fire up the sauté pan. Chef McCann shared his restaurant's recipe for Creole surf and turf which... more »
  • Spring shrimp season nears end in some areas

    July 9, 2014 5:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana wildlife officials say the 2014 spring inshore shrimp season will close next week in parts of the state. The closure takes effect at 6 a.m. July 15 in the Terrebonne and Barataria Basins from the eastern shore of South Pass of the Mississippi River westward to... more »
  • Louisiana inshore shrimp season to close Thursday

    June 28, 2014 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State fisheries regulators say the 2014 spring inshore shrimp season in Louisiana will close at one-half hour after sunset on Thursday. The closure affects state inside waters extending from the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel at Eugene Island as delineated by the River Channel Buoy Line westward to... more »
  • Capital City Grill's Shrimp and Grits Play Video

    May 28, 2014 7:19 AM

    Chef Y'Zell Williamson from Capital City Grill in downtown Baton Rouge was back in the 2une In kitchen Wednesday for his final appearance as our 2une In Chef of the Month. He went out with a bang, whipping up some delicious Shrimp and Grits: Ingredients: Chicken Stock or... more »
  • Roux Louisiana's Shrimp and Cornbread Play Video

    April 2, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Soon you will be able to get some delicious Creole cookin' and listen to the blues at one place: Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady's. Roux won't start opening for lunch until April 14th. If you want to get an early taste, you can join them for... more »
  • Shrimp harvest dips but prices climb

    March 28, 2014 5:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana shrimp harvest was slightly down in January and February compared to historic averages, but the price per pound was much higher, according to preliminary National Marine Fisheries Service data. Consumers should see price relief later in the spring when the shrimp catch typically is much... more »
  • Restaurants stock up for Lent, seafood prices high Play Video

    March 6, 2014 10:11 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter is observed by Catholics as a time to reflect and repent. It's also a time to fast from certain luxuries and meat on Fridays. Restaurants are busy preparing specials to accommodate those observing, and stocking up on supplies.... more »
  • Chef Jim Urdiales 's Pescado con Tomatilla Play Video

    October 23, 2013 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef Jim Urdiales cooked one of his fish and shrimp specialties. He said you can make this dish with any type of fish, not just tilapia. ------ Pescado con Tomatilla This dish is a pan sauteed tilapia over sauteed spinach and topped with grilled... more »
  • Louisiana shrimp "red listed" by seafood program Play Video

    October 12, 2013 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A seafood watch program "red listed" Louisiana shrimp and recommends that people avoid the shrimp for now. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program recommends which seafood items are "best choices," "good alternatives" or items that people should "avoid." Shrimp caught and harvested in Louisiana... more »
  • Higher shrimp import duties from 5 countries nixed

    September 22, 2013 11:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Shrimp processors have lost a call for higher duties on frozen shrimp imported from five countries - China, Vietnam, Ecuador, India and Malaysia. The U.S. International Trade Commission rejected the proposal 4-2 Friday, saying the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries failed to present strong evidence that the... more »
  • Shrimp prices at an all-time high Play Video

    August 30, 2013 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shrimp wholesalers said they're paying $2-3 more per pound than they ever have before. Shane Billiot, General Manager LA Boil Corporation said shrimp prices have been climbing consistently for the last six months. "I've never seen prices for shrimp this high before," he said. ... more »
  • Shrimp shortage driving up prices

    August 30, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A shortage in the global shrimp market is rapidly driving up local prices. A disease which kills prawns has hit shrimp markets overseas, reducing the overall supply and driving up prices around the globe. In July federal fisheries officials also predicted a below-average brown shrimp... more »
  • La. closes shrimp season in most inside waters

    July 13, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - State wildlife and fisheries regulators say the 2013 spring inshore shrimp season will close Thursday at 6 a.m. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' announcement Friday affects the remaining portions of Timbalier Bay, Terrebonne Bay, Lake Pelto and Pelican Lake where the season had been extended,... more »
  • Fisheries officials: Below-average shrimp season

    July 10, 2013 10:58 AM

    HOUMA - Federal fisheries officials are predicting a below-average brown shrimp season for the next year in waters off Louisiana and federal waters off Louisiana and Texas. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issue an annual prediction of brown shrimp catches based on monitoring juvenile population numbers, growth... more »
  • Chef KD's stuffed shrimp bake for Tasty Tuesday Play Video

    July 2, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef KD showed a quick and easy way to use shrimp which can be plentiful along Louisiana's coasts this summer. He used chopped shrimp, bread crumbs, and a mix of spices to create a stuffing which can be broiled inside shrimp which has been de-veined and... more »
  • Frozen seafood could be fresh catch Play Video

    May 30, 2013 5:41 PM

    DELCAMBRE - The Louisiana Certified Wild Caught Seafood branded Vermillion Bay Sweet Shrimp got a chance to show off today. The seafood, which boasts the state's first seal of approval, is caught in Louisiana waters and then processed, without preservatives, within a day of reaching shore. "It's like... more »
  • Louisiana seafood gets special certification Play Video

    May 14, 2013 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Seafood tagged its first package of "Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood" today. It's a brand that's intended to ensure consumers they're getting the best product available. The "Vermillion Bay Sweet White Shrimp" got the honor of being the first to be labeled authentic. "Our... more »
  • Chef KD's shrimp and corn soup Play Video

    April 16, 2013 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef KD brewed up a batch of shrimp and corn soup with Rosa Flores for News 2 at 4's Tasty Tuesday. Chef KD said the soup's an old family recipe, and they often add crab to it as well. He said one side of his family... more »
  • Shrimp season to close in some La. inside waters

    January 16, 2013 7:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced that fall shrimp season will close Friday in all state inside waters east of the Mississippi River - except for the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds. The department said in a news release Tuesday that it... more »

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