Special shrimp season opens in parts of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds

From the LDWF:

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham,  announced that a special shrimp season will open at 6:00 p.m., April 28, 2010 in that portion of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds known as the double-rig line as described in LA R.S.56:495.1.  These waters will remain open to shrimp harvesting until further notice.

The opening dates for the 2010 spring inshore shrimp season will be considered by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at the May 6 meeting to be held at LDWF headquarters.