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close season

(kləʊs) or

closed season

n
1. (Hunting) the period of the year when it is prohibited to kill certain game or fish
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport the period of the year when there is no domestic competition
Translations

close season

[ˈkləʊsˌsiːsn] n (Hunting) → stagione f di chiusura (di caccia, pesca etc)
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The Department of Agricultures Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has lifted the fishing closed season for sardines in the waters off Zamboanga peninsula midnight of 01 March 2018.
The Bfar noted that the sardine closed season was initiated by stakeholders and the government in 2011.
He admitted that he fished for brown trout in the closed season, and obstructing the Natural Resources Wales fisheries officer at the Cae Ddol Park in Ruthin, on November 12 last year.
Luke Johnson was due to appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court on Tuesday to answer charges of fishing without a licence and fishing during an annual closed season.
And like so many of the Seagulls' 2015 panel, was rumoured to being joining the 16 others players that have flown the coop in the closed season.
SOME high-profile Midlands anglers are calling for a radical rethink on the river closed season after floods all but wiped out winter fishing on running water venues.
The Environment Agency has revealed it has no plans to review the dates of the closed season on English rivers.
McClennan has brought in the likes of Danny Buderus and Greg Eastwood during the closed season, adding further power to their already indomitable forward line.
The new names that have bolstered the squad over the closed season, include 19-times capped All Black centre Daryl Gibson, pictured, New Zealand A prop Michael Collins and Australia sevens scrum-half Chris O'Young, who all feature in the starting line-up tonight at the Arms Park.
No closed season on private lands; shooting is prohibited on public lands from March 1 to June 14.
In Florida, authorities instituted a six-month closed season on lobsters due to fears of overfishing.