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Meet The Fisherman:  Pete Gerica

Meet the Fisherman: Pete Gerica

  • December 4, 2020

Pete Gerica has seen it all. As a hard-working, third-generation fisherman making a living off the waters of coastal Louisiana, Pete has weathered storms, oil spills, overfishing, foreign imports, governmental regulations, and a pandemic. But he is a survivor, and…

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MEET THE FISHERMAN: ACY COOPER, JR.

MEET THE FISHERMAN: ACY COOPER, JR.

  • October 9, 2020

Acy Cooper, Jr. is a shrimper, a third-generation shrimper, to be exact. At the age of 15, Acy began making a living on the waters of Plaquemines Parish along coastal Louisiana. Now, over 35 years later, he continues to bring…

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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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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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