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Louisiana anglers will get at least one more weekend — and maybe at least into August — to harvest red snapper out to 200 miles in the Gulf of Mexico during this summer's 39-day extended season.

LDWF: Red snapper anglers good to go through at least this weekend

About 385,000 pounds remain before self-imposed cutoff is reached
9 hours ago
Barbara Ducote reeled in this South American spotted shovelnose catfish while fishing in the Atchafalaya River earlier this month north of Melville. The LDWF suspects the fish was likely a pet released by its owner.

Amazon catfish caught in Atchafalaya River

2-pound specimen likely a pet that was released, LDWF biologist says
14 hours ago
Two environmental groups filed suit in Washington, D.C. yesterday to prevent the U.S. Department of Commerce from extending future red snapper seasons in the Gulf of Mexico.

Environmental groups file suit over 39-day summer red snapper season

Lawsuit won’t impact 2017 season length, but seeks to prevent future extensions
July 18 at 9:30am
There's a chance Louisiana's red snapper anglers could see the extended season last all the way through Labor Day — if harvest catch rates remain consistent, according to the LDWF.

Update: LDWF says red snapper season could potentially last through Labor Day

Anglers averaging about 66,000 pounds per week, according to LA Creel
July 13 at 5:31pm

Two cited for allegedly spotlighting deer in St. Landry Parish

Anonymous tip leads to poachers near Melville, LDWF says
July 13 at 3:33pm
Lane T. Thibodeaux, of Gueydan, was fined $2,500 and sentenced to 45 days in federal prison for shooting a whooping crane in Vermilion Parish that eventually died in November, 2014.

Gueydan man pleads guilty to shooting whooping crane in Vermilion Parish

Thibodeaux sentenced to 45 days in federal prison and fined $2,500, LDWF says
July 11 at 2:21pm

Three cited for alleged shrimping violations in Yellow Cotton Bay

LDWF says skimmers were used during a closed shrimp season
July 07 at 4:23pm
Right now it's anybody's guess as to exactly when Louisiana's extended red snapper season might end. Some numbers indicate it could close as early as mid-July, while other figures show it could last through the scheduled closing date of Labor Day.

Will Louisiana’s red snapper season make it all the way to Labor Day?

More data needed from LA Creel to determine potential early end date
July 06 at 3:53pm

Five arrested for alleged DWI during LDWF’s Operation Dry Water

Penalties for DWI on water are same as on the road, agency says
July 05 at 4:35pm
Stephen Mitchell scored on this spotted bass fishing a sand flat where the Ouachita River meets the Tensas with a Carolina-rigged watermelon red Zoom Super Fluke.

Four Rivers bass

Hit four rivers in one day for the trip of a lifetime
July 01 at 7:00am
Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be patrolling the state's waterways looking for impaired boat operators during Operation Dry Water, slated for Friday through Sunday.

LDWF: Operation Dry Water patrols scheduled this weekend

Agents will be out in force looking for impaired boaters Friday through Sunday
June 29 at 5:13pm

Plano Synergy ends relationship with Busbice, cancels Wildgame Nation TV show

Company severs ties in aftermath of Wyoming poaching sentence
June 29 at 3:47pm