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DNR seizes 708 lbs of illegal shrimp

DNR seizes 708 lbs of illegal shrimp

Ranger 1st Class Kiel Toney surveys 7...


POSTED: June 6, 2014 11:23 a.m.

DNR seizes 708 lbs of illegal shrimp

Local trawler cited for shrimping in closed waters

Shrimp season in Coastal Georgia waters begins Tuesday, but some shrimp-boat captains don’t want to wait and will risk shrimping in closed waters. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Doug Lewis, they may face having their shrimp confiscated by DNR rangers, as well as heavy fines and criminal charges.


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