2 men in Louisiana cited for shrimping during closed season

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TERREBONNE PARISH, La. (KLFY) — Wildlife agents confiscated around 3,000 pounds of shrimp from two men accused of illegally fishing for shrimp during the closed season in Terrebonne Parish, authorities said.  

51-year-old Ronnie Williams and 47-year-old Daniel Pellegrin, both from Galliano, were found with two shrimp trawls and thousands of pounds of shrimp on a boat Monday night.

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries officials cited them for trawling for shrimp during a closed season.

Being cited for shrimping during the closed season can come with a $400 to $950 fine and up to 120 days in jail, a release from the department said.

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