Shrimp season to close July 3rd in the majority of inside waters
(Baton Rouge, LA) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2016 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3rd from the Mississippi / Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of the Freshwater Bayou canal, except for that portion of the open waters of Mississippi Sound and the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds seaward of the double-rig line.
All remaining state inside waters as well as all state outside waters seaward of the Inside/Outside Shrimp Line will remain open to shrimping until further notice.
Posted on Fri, July 1, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette