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Most waters open to shrimping Monday | Sports – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2022-08-06 21:15:00 –

In much of Louisiana’s inland waters, the fall coastal shrimp season begins Monday, but there are two areas where shrimp fishers will have to wait until August 15 to drop their nets.

That was the big news from Thursday’s Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. Peyton Cagle Shrimp fishermen using nets less than 40 feet said they need to be aware of the limited towing time of 55 minutes from April 1 through October. 31 and 75 minutes from November 1st to March 31st – State law requires white shrimp catches to average no more than 100 fish per pound from October 15th to the third Monday in December. It is stipulated that you must not

Areas that open Monday at 6:00 am are: Louisiana/Mississippi Line West to South Pass (Mississippi River); Atchafalaya River Shipping Route West to Louisiana/Texas State Line; Monday 6:00 pm West of South Pass to the Atchafalaya River. ship channel.

Cagle provided maps of the two regions that opened at 6:00 am on August 15th. Lake Borgne – the Biloxi wetlands region and the body of water commonly known as the Mermentau Basin region.

Maps are shown on the agency’s website. wlf.louisiana.gov In “shrimp season”.

The commission also passed notices to change length and catch limits for swordfish and spearfish and to begin earlier closed seasons for sharks in state waters.

this week

The annual Ascension Area Anglers Open Bass Tournament takes place on Saturday. A few years ago, AAA officials came up with the idea of ​​raising money to compete in the Bassmasters Classic to help the state’s BASS Nation Championship qualifiers.

this year’s two Tim Carmusch State champions in boater and non-boater divisions Dwight Minogue.

Please see the calendar for details.

Appearing again this year

One of the features of the annual ICAST show (the largest fishing trade show in the country) is the list of ‘best of category’ winners in the new product showcase. Media and buyers are eligible to vote on over 30 categories of new items, over 900 for his July exhibition in Orlando.

Here are some of the notable new fishing gear “must haves” hitting store shelves soon.

Boat Accessories: Frabill ReCharge Deluxe Aerator; Boat/Watercraft: Bote Rackham Gatorshall & Apex Pedal Drive; Electronics: Mega Live Imaging TargetLock; Accessories: Frabill Witness Weigh Net; Tackle Management: Plano Edge Frog Box; Eye Jigheads; Custom Tackle/Components: RBS Pro G2 Power Wrapper.

On the Water winners are:

Fishing Line: SpiderWire DuraBraid Hi-Vis Yellow. Freshwater Soft Lure: Berkley PowerBait PowerStinger; Freshwater Hard Lure: Berkley Slobber Knocker. Saltwater Soft Lure: Kicker Crab Z.

Saltwater Hard Lure: LiveTarget Live Shrimp; Fly Rod: Banshee Fly. Freshwater rods: St. Croix Legend Tournament Bass Rods; Saltwater Rods: Ugly Stick Carbon Inshore Rods. Rod/Reel Combo: Shimano Spheros SW Combo; Fly Reel: Hardy Fortuna Regent Saltwater Fly Reel. Freshwater Reel: Shimano Stella FK; and Saltwater Reel: Penn Authority Spinning Reel.

And some others:

Soft/Hard Cooler: P88-MK Combo; Technical Apparel; Solarflex Guide Cooling Hoody (warm weather) & (cold weather).

Latest booking

Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents continued efforts to keep disabled boaters out of the water.

An agent was arrested while patrolling the Oyster Bayou in late July. Anuda Lillet, 44, and booked him to Terrebon Parish Prison for “suspicious possession of methamphetamine and drug-related paraphernalia, possession of sharks exceeding limits, possession of small sharks, and intentional concealment of wildlife.” The man faces a fine of up to $5,650 and more than his two years in prison.

Four others, one in the Atchafalaya Basin and three in the Beret Basin, were imprisoned in the Lower St. Martin Parish Prison on charges of DWI.

they were 43 Jason Ocoinfrom Pierre Peart. Michael Myers 43 years old, from Saint Mary.and a resident of Pierre Peart Alvin Blow 35, Christian Gitlau28. These persons face fines of up to $1,000, six months in prison, and loss of driving a vehicle or boat.



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