Shrimp Trawling Time-of-Day Restrictions Lifted

Updated 1 year ago

The Maine Marine Commissioner lifted time-of-day restrictions for shrimp trawling.The daily catch limit when fishing begins tomorrow has been lowered.The shrimp season got under way January 23rd with the catch lowered to 1.4 million pounds, down from last year’s 5.3 million pounds.Shrimp trappers will be allowed to haul traps around the clock Monday through Saturday when their season begins, but their daily limit has dropped from 800 pounds to 500.


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