Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1243 PM CST Thu Nov 9 2017

The National Marine Fisheries service announces that the
commercial sector for Gray Triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico federal
waters is closed effective from November 18th, 2017, through
December 31st, 2017. During the commercial closure, all harvest of
Gray Triggerfish and the sale or purchase of Gray Triggerfish
harvested from federal waters is prohibited for vessels with a
valid federal commercial permit or charter vessel or headboat
permit for Gulf Reef Fish, the commercial closure provisions for
Gray Triggerfish apply to harvest in state and federal waters. For
more information, call the National Marine Fisheries Service at


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