LDWF to close fall shrimp season Friday
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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