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Georgia’s food shrimp season is scheduled to close at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2012.  The closure includes all harvests of food shrimp including commercial trawling and commercial/recreational cast netting and beach seining.  For more information on the closure of food shrimp season, you can contact the Coastal Resources Division at (912) 264-7218.

A commercial shrimper tends to his net near Little St. Simons Island, GA.

LINKS:

FOOD SHRIMP SEASON TO CLOSE ON DEC. 31st:

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/georgia-shrimp-season-gets-early-close/nTkz2/

DNR PRESS RELEASE ABOUT CLOSE OF FOOD SHRIMP SEASON:

http://coastalgadnr.org/node/100199