Louisiana's Brown Shrimp Season To Reopen In Some Areas

BATON ROUGE (AP) — 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.

         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.

         For the map detailing the areas currently open to shrimping: www.wlf.louisiana.gov/fishing/shrimp-seasons



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