Inshore shrimping to close Friday across most of La. coast

shrimp closure louisianaThe state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday that the closure does not affect: Certain restricted areas in Terrebonne, Timbalier and Barataria bays. Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham said the intent is to provide additional opportunity for shrimpers to continue harvest in areas where white shrimp are somewhat less abundant and somewhat larger than in the interior marshes. Read the rest here 14:32