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  • Oyster season to close in Sister Lake

    October 23, 2013 9:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The oyster season will close Friday in Sister Lake in Terrebonne Parish. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the season will close at one-half hour after sunset Friday in the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation. Wildlife regulators say protection of the remaining... more »
  • Oyster Season Closing in 2 Terrebonne Locations

    December 13, 2011 7:00 AM

    State fisheries officials are closing the oyster season in Sister Lake and Bay Junop in Terrebonne Parish. The closures are effective 30 minutes after sunset on Thursday. State biologists say the action is being taken to protect young developing oysters from additional harvesting.
  • Oyster season east of Calcasieu Lake to close

    March 23, 2011 6:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says it is closing the oyster season on the east side of Calcasieu Lake more than a month early to protect against "sustained heavy harvest pressure" in the area. The department announced Tuesday that it issued an emergency... more »
  • LA Oyster Season Opens Monday, but on Small Scale

    November 14, 2010 12:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Public oyster harvesting grounds open Monday along Louisiana's coast, but on a smaller scale than usual, in part because of complications from the BP oil spill. Louisiana's Wildlife and Fisheries Commission recently voted to indefinitely delay the opening for a broad area east of the Mississippi... more »
  • State oyster season modified

    November 5, 2010 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The 2010-11 oyster season for public seed grounds east of the Mississippi River and in Hackberry Bay has been delayed by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to help protect and enrich oysters for future harvest. The areas were originally scheduled to open Nov. 15.... more »
  • LA Oyster Harvesters and Dealers Want to Cancel the 2010-2011 Season

    October 19, 2010 6:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A task force of Louisiana oyster harvesters and dealers wants the state to cancel the 2010-2011 season scheduled in public oyster waters east of the Mississippi River. The proposed cancellation would not affect private year-round oyster leases on either side of the river. The... more »
  • Task force seeks cancellation of 2010-11 season

    October 19, 2010 5:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A task force of Louisiana oyster harvesters and dealers wants the state to cancel the 2010-2011 season scheduled in public oyster waters east of the Mississippi River. The proposed cancellation would not affect private year-round oyster leases on either side of the river. The Louisiana Oyster Task... more »
  • Task force seeks cancellation of 2010-11 season

    October 19, 2010 5:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A task force of Louisiana oyster harvesters and dealers wants the state to cancel the 2010-2011 season scheduled in public oyster waters east of the Mississippi River. The proposed cancellation would not affect private year-round oyster leases on either side of the river. The Louisiana Oyster Task... more »

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