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La Fisheries Forward Summit For Commercial Industry

La Fisheries Forward Summit for Commercial Industry

  • February 25, 2020

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG), and the LSU AgCenter will be hosting the Louisiana Fisheries Forward (LFF) Summit. The event will take place at the…

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Fisherman Spotlight:  Granger Family

Fisherman Spotlight: Granger Family

  • December 16, 2019

The love of being on the water, and all that goes into creating a successful family-run seafood business, have brought sustenance to four generations of the Albert Granger family. The fishing lifestyle began with Albert Sr.’s grandfather and father, who…

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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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Act 372: Restaurant Notice Of Foreign Seafood

Act 372: Restaurant Notice of Foreign Seafood

  • July 10, 2019

Prepared by the Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program  WHAT IS HB 335?  Governor John Bel Edwards signed HB 335 (enrolled as Act 372) into law on June 19, 2019. Act 372 requires any food service establishment that serves…

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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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