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Cheniere’s 7th Annual Charitable Fishing Classic

  • October 6, 2018

Support the families of service members and wounded heroes at this 7th annual fishing classic, held on Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and surrounding beaches and waterways; For info, email: CheniereCares@cheniere.com; Lisa.hoffpauir@cheniere.com.  The event will also feature food, drinks and an auction.  …

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National Seafood Month:  Read Your Seafood Label

National Seafood Month: Read Your Seafood Label

  • October 4, 2018

Every year, more than one million total pounds of seafood are landed in Louisiana; our state is the largest commercial fishery in the contiguous United States. However, the seafood that local fishermen bring to the dock is not always the…

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LWFC To Modify Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

LWFC to Modify Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

  • September 24, 2018

At its September 6, 2018 meeting, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a Notice of Intent to change regulations for the recreational and commercial harvest of blue crabs in 2019. The proposed rule would change the season during which…

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Arts & Crabs Fest

Arts & Crabs Fest

  • August 18, 2018

The Arts and Humanities Council and the SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau will present Arts & Crabs Fest 2017 on Saturday August 18, from 5-8PM, at the Burton Coliseum. This will mark the festival’s 9th year as a multi-sensory experience…

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Delcambre Shrimp Festival

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

  • August 15, 2018

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival is home to one of the best 5-day festivals in South Louisiana. The festival has gained it's popularity by providing a variety of delicious dishes and top notch entertainment including National Recording Artists. Enjoy signature shrimp dishes like boiled shrimp,…

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Why Our Fresh Catch Messages Are Few In Mid-Summer

Why Our Fresh Catch Messages are Few in Mid-Summer

  • August 3, 2018

Though you can find all types of seafood here on Louisiana Direct, our main sellers are shrimpers.  The availability of local, wild-caught shrimp is always low at this time of year, as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF)…

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Warning:  Avoid Venezuelan Crab Meat

Warning: Avoid Venezuelan Crab Meat

  • July 17, 2018

As of July 12, 2018, 12 people infected with Vibrio parahaemolyticus who ate fresh crab meat have been reported from 3 states and the District of Columbia. If you want to read the full investigation, please visit the CDC's website…

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Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Closing

Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Closing

  • July 2, 2018

On June 27, 2018, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the 2018 spring inshore shrimp season will be closed in portions of zone 1 and 2—from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of Freshwater Bayou…

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