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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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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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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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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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