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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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Boating Education Lagniappe Day Slated For April 27

Boating Education Lagniappe Day Slated for April 27

  • April 3, 2019

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be hosting the ninth annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" on April 27 at eight different locations across the state. During Boating Education Lagniappe Day, LDWF will provide instructors for the National…

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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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Recreational & Commercial 2019 Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

Recreational & Commercial 2019 Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

  • November 5, 2018

Proposed Changes: Harvest of Female Blue Crabs to Close September 9 – October 13 The recreational and commercial take (or possession) of female blue crabs from state waters is prohibited during this time. This regulation replaces all previous closures and restrictions on…

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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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