Louisiana Shrimp Stocks in Good Shape But Not Ready for Early Season Opener
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [houmatoday.com] by Garrett Ohlmeyer - April 12, 2017
While shrimp conditions are good this year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission isn’t ready to open the spring season early.
Commission members said at their meeting today in Baton Rouge that they want more data before setting the dates for the season.
Nearly all of the shrimpers at the meeting said they would rather wait for the season to open at the normal time so the shrimp can grow to be larger. The spring shrimp season usually opens...
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