Content Tagged As shrimp_season

Tagged News

  • La announces end of shrimp season in some areas

    December 18, 2012 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's fall shrimp season is closing in most state inside waters. Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham said last week that the season would close for most inside waters at sunset Tuesday to let white shrimp grow larger and more valuable. On Monday, he set... more »
  • State wildlife officials set fall shrimp season

    August 3, 2012 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission says the fall inshore shrimp season will open at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13. The opening covers the state's inside waters from the Atchafalaya River and Atchafalaya River Ship Channel west to the Louisiana/Texas state line. The state inside... more »
  • Varied views on latest shrimp season

    August 25, 2011 10:05 AM

    CHAUVIN, La. (AP) - The first two days of Louisiana's white-shrimp season produced wide-ranging catches for Terrebonne Parish shrimpers. In Chauvin, Lilly Bishop told The Courier that there were some nice sized shrimp in the catch she and boyfriend Darren Martin brought back to sell, but the volume was low.... more »
  • 5 Day Special Shrimp Season May Not Be Worth It

    April 15, 2011 10:54 PM

    Commercial shrimpers in Acadiana are hoping for a pay day next week, thanks to a special five-day season. Shrimpers were out at the Delcambre public docks Friday preparing their boats, repairing nets and just getting ready to hopefully make a profit. But with just part of zone 2 opening... more »
  • First Day of Shrimp Season

    August 16, 2010 8:10 PM

    It's the start of the new shrimping season in Louisiana, the first since the BP Oil Well was capped. KATC connected with a shrimper, "Big Al" Granger, who reports the rough waves and the weather forecast are making the first day back on the water a rough one. Big's... more »
  • La. Shrimp Season to Close in Parts of Zones 1 and 3

    July 19, 2010 9:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the 2010 spring inshore shrimp season in parts of zones 1 and 3 will close at 6 a.m. Tuesday to protect increased numbers of juvenile white shrimp. On its website, the department describes areas where shrimping will... more »
  • La. shrimp season to close in parts of zones 1 and 3

    July 19, 2010 5:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the 2010 spring inshore shrimp season in parts of zones 1 and 3 will close at 6 a.m. Tuesday to protect increased numbers of juvenile white shrimp. On its website, the department describes areas where shrimping will still... more »
  • Tumultuous Shrimp Season Closes Monday

    July 5, 2010 8:47 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - One of Louisiana's most troublesome spring shrimp seasons came to a close with many shrimpers getting little chance to fish because of the BP oil spill. The waters to the relatively untroubled west, and the few places east of the Mississippi River not shut down due... more »
  • Tumultuous Shrimp Season Closes Monday

    July 5, 2010 5:00 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) One of Louisiana's most troublesome spring shrimp seasons came to a close with many shrimpers getting little chance to fish because of the BP oil spill. The Courier reported on Sunday that waters to the relatively untroubled west, and the few places east of the Mississippi River... more »
  • Zone 2 shrimping closing to let small shrimp grow

    July 1, 2010 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the central zones inshore shrimp season will close at 6 a.m. Monday to let young white shrimp grow to a size worth harvesting. The department says the closing doesn't have any connection to the oil spill it's all... more »
  • Spring shrimp season to open Monday

    May 27, 2010 5:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana's spring shrimp season in portions of Zone 1 east of the Mississippi River opens on Monday. Robert Barham, secretary of the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, says the order affects Pass Manchac east of the railway bridge, Lake Pontchartrain, Rigoletes Pass, Chef Menteur Pass,... more »
  • Miss. Hopes to Open Brown Shrimp Season

    May 24, 2010 9:37 AM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - State officials will test brown shrimp for petroleum hydrocarbons ahead of the anticipated opening of the season in June. The Mississippi Press reports that William Walker, executive director of the state Department of Marine Resources, was given authority this past week to open the season when... more »
  • Shrimping Season Opens, Causes Confusion

    May 10, 2010 7:11 PM

    "Crazy" is how most shrimpers describe the days since April 29. They're told one day that shrimping season is open, then a few days later it's closed. But Monday they received some positive news after a lot of bad news in the aftermath of the oil spill. But the... more »
  • Shrimp Season Now Reopened

    May 10, 2010 4:01 PM

    LDWF ANNOUNCES NEW AREAS OPEN TO SHRIMPING AND ADJUSTMENTS TO PRECAUTIONARY FISHERIES CLOSURES WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced that all areas west of the Mississippi River are open to recreational and commercial fishing, including shrimping, with the... more »
  • Shrimp Season

    May 10, 2010 2:31 PM

    ZONE 2 DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ZONE 3 OPENED SATURDAY EVENING Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced that the shrimp season in the territorial seas of the central coast of Louisiana - from Four Bayou Pass to Freshwater Bayou -- closes effective sunset, Saturday,... more »
  • Changes to Shrimp Season Announced

    May 9, 2010 5:22 PM

    L.D.W.F. ANNOUNCES IMMEDIATE CHANGES TO THE LOUISIANA SHRIMP SEASON Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced that the shrimp season in the territorial seas of the central coast of Louisiana – from Four Bayou Pass to Freshwater Bayou --... more »
  • New Shrimping Season Dates

    May 6, 2010 7:01 PM

    The 2010 Louisiana shrimp season will open as follows: · Shrimp Management Zone 2 beginning at the eastern shore of Bayou Grand Caillou westward to the western shore of Vermilion Bay and Southwest Pass at Marsh Island to open at 6 AM, May... more »
  • Shrimp Season To Close

    May 3, 2010 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a special shrimp season will end at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Secretary Robert Barham opened the season last Wednesday to let trawlers harvest marketable white shrimp before any possible effects of the oil spill showed up in... more »
  • Special Shrimp Season Set in Some Louisiana Areas Because of Oil Spill

    April 29, 2010 1:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As the Coast Guard burns oil from a spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana opens a special shrimp season so trawlers can get to work before oil reaches the coast. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says parts of Breton and Chandeleur sounds known... more »
  • Shrimp season in part of state's waters to reopen

    April 17, 2010 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State wildlife and fisheries officials say shrimp season in a part of the state's outside waters will reopen next week. Wildlife Secretary Robert Barham says the area, commonly known by harvesters as the "three mile," is set to reopen on April 21 at 6 a.m. State... more »
  • Part of Zone 1 fall inshore shrimp season extended

    December 16, 2009 11:06 AM

    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... more »

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular