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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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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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