Marine Area 7 South Reopens For Spot Shrimp
Marine Area 7 South reopening for 8 days of spot shrimp fishing
Action: Marine Area 7 South is reopening for eight days of recreational shrimp fishing.
Effective date: Saturday, July 9, 2016, through Saturday, July 16, 2016.
Species affected: All shrimp species including spot shrimp.
Location: Marine Area 7 South: This area includes the Iceberg Point and Salmon Bank shrimp fishing grounds.
Reason for action: Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains in this area for eight more days of fishing.
Other information: The Marine Area 7 South daily bag limit will be 160 shrimp, similar to the current bag limits in Marine Areas 6 and 7 West. Shrimp heads may be removed while in the field prior to coming ashore.