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LDWF's red snapper program will award 150 randomly selected anglers access to 25,000 pounds of Gulf snapper, without daily bag limits or season restrictions. Conservation groups oppose the measure because they say it privatizes a public resource.

Sportfishing industry also has ‘deep concerns’ on LDWF’s snapper quota program

Congressman Garret Graves also voices opposition
Yesterday at 2:12pm
Under an LDWF pilot program, 150 anglers will divide 25,000 pounds of red snapper in state or federal waters starting in 2018 —with no set season dates or daily bag limits. Conservation groups oppose the measure because it privatizes a public resource.

LDWF’s red snapper quota pilot program opposed by conservation groups

Starting in 2018, 150 randomly selected anglers will divide 25,000 pounds of snapper with no set season dates or daily bag limits
May 25 at 6:46pm
Sam C. Barbera, III, will become the new executive director of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation later this year, succeeding Kell McInnis, who has served since May of 2006.

Barbera named assistant executive director of La. Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation

Thibodaux native leaving LDWF, set to take new post in two weeks
May 25 at 10:19am

Former LDWF enforcement agent pleads guilty in Delta NWR poaching case

11-point buck illegally shot in January, 2016, according to reports
May 24 at 9:09am
Kids should be checked for properly fitted flotation devices and PFD’s they have outgrown should be replaced.

Check the boat before going afloat

Now's the time to check trailer, engine, fuel, filters hull, PFDs and more
May 22 at 9:00am

Six cited for alleged red snapper violations in federal waters

Boat was several miles beyond state water boundary, LDWF says
May 18 at 3:58pm
More than 68,000 hunters statewide received emails earlier this week inviting them to respond to the 2016-17 Big and Small Game Harvest Survey. Responses are due by May 31 when the survey period closes, according to the LDWF's Larry Reynolds.

Harvest survey emailed to 68,000 hunters statewide

Deadline to respond is May 31, LDWF says
May 18 at 1:52pm
The author’s grandson, Charles Guidry, helps plant a white oak tree; the tree will be caged to keep deer from browsing on it.

The madness of March is over

It is time to get ready for the 2017-18 hunting season
May 11 at 4:25pm

Body of missing teen recovered from Black Bayou Lake

12-foot boat capsized Saturday evening, LDWF says
May 09 at 4:43pm

Two busted for alleged shrimping violations during closed season

More than 1,200 pounds of shrimp seized and sold at the dock, LDWF says
May 09 at 2:47pm

Inshore shrimp season opens for much of the coast on May 8

Southeast and southwest Louisiana inshore waters set to open May 15, LDWF says
May 05 at 9:46am
Zach Dubois displays a hefty white crappie taken on a Cajun Lures Slim Jimmy on the public Twin Islands artificial reef.

Toledo Bend summertime Slab City

Each and every summer Toledo Bend consistently delivers slabs of gorgeous tasty fillets to anglers bent upon finding them. Read on about a family who finds great sac-a-lait success in these fabled waters.
May 01 at 7:00am
Laney Shiree’s massive hog, taken a few days before this hunt, scaled an incredible 543 pounds.

Hog Wars

Feed, feed, and feed some more to take down record number - and size - hogs.
May 01 at 7:00am
In 2003, nearly 1.2 million sacks of oysters were available for harvest in Big Lake. Today, according to CCA Louisiana, fewer than 100,000 sacks remain.

Legislation introduced to prohibit oyster dredging on Big Lake

Bill would limit oyster harvest to tonging only, CCA says
April 28 at 1:17pm