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LDWF Announces Fall Inshore Shrimp Season Opening

LDWF Announces Fall Inshore Shrimp Season Opening

  • August 2, 2019

Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the opening dates for the fall inshore shrimp season based on information provided by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists, input from the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force, and public comments. Season…

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LA Red Snapper Landing Estimates Through June 16

LA Red Snapper Landing Estimates Through June 16

  • July 2, 2019

The latest catch statistics recorded by LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' (LDWF) near real-time data collection program, is 294,236 pounds, or 37 percent of Louisiana’s allocation. This estimate covers the period through June 16.  The season…

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2019 Season Opens With Blessing Of The Fleet Ceremonies

2019 season opens with Blessing of the Fleet ceremonies

  • March 15, 2019

Every Spring and Fall, Blessing of the Fleet ceremonies happen throughout Louisiana’s coastal communities. Occurring  for centuries around the world, the ceremonies traditionally feature religious blessings and festivities to help ensure a bountiful and safe fishing season. Open to the public, South…

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Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Announced; Volunteers Needed

Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Announced; Volunteers Needed

  • December 18, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will again host its annual Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo with two volunteer cleanup events during the month of February. The Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program was initiated by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife…

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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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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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