Only a couple of weeks prior to the Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season opening, the Coast Guard has been busy seizing thousands of pounds of illegally harvested shrimp in Texas waters.
Last Monday, the Coast Guard Cutter Heron caught two shrimping boats hauling up their catches in closed water ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseJim Naismith, left, and Barry Irwin clean their catch on the boat's stern.Read the first and second parts of our four-part series on Gulf sashimi-grade fish, and stay tuned tomorrow for the final installment.
"Watch 'em," says Captain Barry Irwin as he approaches a chart ... More >>
Photo by motgThis past Sunday, May 15, marked the end of the Gulf shrimp season until at least mid-July.
"The closure is designed to allow these small shrimp to grow to a larger, more valuable size before they are vulnerable to harvest," said Robin Riechers, coastal fisheries division direct ... More >>