Posted: Dec 16, 2009 10:06 AM by Jthibodeaux
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials have extended the fall inshore shrimp season in Zone 1, which extends north of the south shore of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne.
The shrimp season in the rest of Zone 1 and all of Zones 2 and 3 will close Tuesday at sunset except in the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds, which will remain open until 6 a.m. March 31.
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