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DEPT. OF MARINE RESOURCES
March 8, 2013: 2013 Shrimp Season Specifications Update
On March 8 the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Northern Shrimp Section (Section) voted to allow fishing seven days a week in both the trap and trawl fisheries, remove the trap fishery daily possession limit, and close both fisheries on Friday, April 12, 2013. Additionally, the Commissioner has amended the trawl fishing hours to allow trawl fishing from sunrise to sunset. These changes become effective on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 and continue until further notice.
A summary of the 2013 shrimp specifications that become effective on March 13, 2013 for each fishery is below.
Trawl Fishery Specifications
Trap Fishery Specifications
For more information, contact Chris Vonderweidt at 624-6558.
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