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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
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Translations

close season

[ˈkləʊsˌsiːsn] n (Hunting) → stagione f di chiusura (di caccia, pesca etc)
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They are, therefore, warning that all illegal activities be stopped before the closed season begins, lest they would apply force to preserve all the national reserves.
This would be the sixth time that the annual closed season policy was imposed.
DAVAO CITY - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 11 (BFAR 11) is set to extend the closed season for fishing at the Davao Gulf.
During the closed season, fishermen will only be allowed to use family-fishing equipment as stated in Prakas 458 on Fishing Close Season issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 2012.
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.
Mean age was significantly different in comparisons of red snapper retained as landed catch during open seasons (7 years), open season discards (3 years), and closed season discards (2 years; ANOVA, [F.sub.2;802]=139.30, P<0.001; Fig.
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.
Powis Castle, the grand country mansion near Welshpool, Powys, will be open on Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day - days that are usually part of the "closed season".
The Environment Agency has revealed it has no plans to review the dates of the closed season on English rivers.