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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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Louisiana Direct Seafood Launches E-commerce Site

Louisiana Direct Seafood Launches E-commerce Site

  • June 26, 2018

The Port of Delcambre and Louisiana Direct Seafood (LDS) have partnered to take Delcambre’s monthly seafood and farmers’ market offerings from the dock to web browsers this summer. A variety of seafood items for consumers to purchase from the comfort of…

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Audubon G.U.L.F.’s Summer Of Sustainability

Audubon G.U.L.F.’s Summer of Sustainability

  • June 22, 2018

Audubon Nature Institute’s sustainable seafood program, Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.,) is celebrating the bounty of the Gulf of Mexico all summer. The third annual Summer of Sustainability dinner series will be hosted at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas…

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LWF Commission To Amend The Inside/Outside Shrimp Line

LWF Commission to Amend the Inside/Outside Shrimp Line

  • March 1, 2018

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has approved a Notice of Intent to adjust the inside/outside shrimp line of demarcation. This line is used to separate the “inside” waters of the state from the “outside” waters, which are regulated separately.…

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Crab News

Crab News

  • November 16, 2017

As report by Fox 8 in New Orleans, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will impose a two month ban on the catching of female crabs in the spring of 2018. The measure results from decreasing crab catch over…

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