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Louisiana's brown shrimp season to reopen in some areas

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Friday, July 17 2015 Jul 17, 2015 July 17, 2015 3:40 AM July 17, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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 Breton Sound and Chandeleur Sounds, all state outside waters are currently open to shrimping.

State inshore waters are currently closed to shrimping. The newly reopened portion of inshore state waters will remain open until further notice. The 2015 fall white shrimp season has not been set.

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