News Breaker



Showing Results For Tag "red snapper"

Previous123456...13

A sunset provision has been added to HB 1082, which would raise Louisiana's saltwater license fee from $5.50 to $13.00. If the bill passes with the provision, it would have to be reauthorized in four years. Sunset provision added to House bill which would raise saltwater license fees
1592 Views - Posted: April 17 at 3:19 pm

A 4-year sunset provision has been added to House Bill 1082, which would increase a Louisiana resident’s saltwater fishing license fee from $5.50 to $13.00 and create a Saltwater Fish Research and Conservation Fund, officials said.


In light of the official federal recreational snapper season lasting only 11 days this June, the LDWF announced today that Louisiana anglers can fish for red snapper in Louisiana waters seven-days-a-week beginning on April 14. LDWF to expand red snapper season to seven-days-a-week in state waters effective April 14
3945 Views - Posted: April 10 at 11:47 am

As expected, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council on Thursday approved an 11-day federal recreational red snapper season set to start on June 1.


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is scheduled to vote Thursday on determining if there will be an 11-day red snapper season in federal waters this summer. Gulf Council Reef Fish Committee approves emergency 11-day recreational red snapper season
1590 Views - Posted: April 09 at 6:44 pm

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Reef Fish Committee on Tuesday approved an emergency rule setting an 11-day red snapper season in federal waters this summer.


House Bill 1082 by Rep. Stuart Bishop (R-Lafayette), would increase the state's recreational saltwater license fee from $5.50 to $13. Bill to raise recreational saltwater license fee backed by CCA Louisiana
2605 Views - Posted: April 08 at 11:08 am

A bill introduced in the Louisiana House of Representatives would increase a resident’s recreational saltwater fishing license by $7.50 and create a Saltwater Fish Research and Conservation Fund, which could provide funding for the newly-implemented Louisiana Recreational Creel Survey, officials said.


Louisiana red snapper anglers are reminded they are subject to being ticketed if they venture beyond the currently recognized 3-mile state boundary. Coast Guard reportedly tickets red snapper fisherman 6 miles off Louisiana's coast
4929 Views - Posted: March 28 at 12:43 pm

After a LouisianaSportsman.com user announced online he had gotten a ticket from the Coast Guard while fishing for red snapper beyond state waters last weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is reminding offshore anglers of the risk of venturing beyond the currently recognized 3-mile boundary.


The Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council is holding a public hearing this Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m. in the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Kenner to discuss red snapper allocations. Red snapper allocation public hearing set for 6 p.m. Thursday in Kenner
2028 Views - Posted: March 10 at 1:22 pm

Louisiana’s recreational anglers are encouraged to attend a Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council public hearing in Kenner Thursday evening to discuss red snapper allocation.


Louisiana's recreational red snapper weekend-only season is set to kickoff this Friday, Feb. 21 at 12:01 a.m. until further notice, according to LDWF. Louisiana to open 2014 recreational red snapper weekend-only season this Friday, Feb. 21 in state waters
4123 Views - Posted: February 17 at 4:17 pm

Louisiana’s weekend-only red snapper season will open up this Friday, Feb. 21 at 12:01 a.m. until further notice, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


The 2014 Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper season will be from Sunday, June 1 to 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 11, according to NOAA. 2014 recreational red snapper scheduled for 40-day season
3765 Views - Posted: December 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the 2014 dates for the Gulf of Mexico’s recreational red snapper season.


The deadline to comment on a plan that could provide up to 100 percent of the red snapper quota beyond 9.12 million pounds to the recreational sector is Monday, Dec. 9. Deadline to comment on possible red snapper reallocation is Dec. 9
3094 Views - Posted: December 05, 2013 at 12:30 pm

The Recreational Fishing Alliance is urging saltwater anglers across the Gulf region to respond online in favor of increasing red snapper allocations for the recreational fishing community.

The deadline to comment online at Regulations.gov is Monday, Dec. 9.


Lane snappers are always made incidentally to fishing for other snapper species. Lane snappers are candy
4091 Views - Posted: November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am

If red and mangrove snappers are the meat and potatoes of the snapper fishing world, then lane snappers are the dessert. Maybe that’s why one of their common names is candy snappers, although it’s probably because they are striped, like a candy cane. 


Earlier this week, U.S. Senator David Vitter announced NOAA agreed to increase its leadership role in the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, including supporting Amendment 28, which could update red snapper allocations for recreational anglers. Vitter gets NOAA agreement to update policies for Gulf of Mexico fisheries
4643 Views - Posted: October 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Earlier this week, U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) announced the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration agreed to develop guidelines to review allocation quotas, and also fill its leadership role in potentially increasing the recreational quota for red snapper.


Public comments will be heard next Wednesday afternoon in New Orleans at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting to discuss reallocating the red snapper quota. Public comments on reallocating red snapper quota to be heard next week in New Orleans
4216 Views - Posted: October 25, 2013 at 6:00 am

The possibility of reallocating the red snapper quota will likely be a hot topic at next week’s Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting in New Orleans, although it’s not even officially on the agenda.


Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney, left and Capt. Peace Marvel with Peacekeeper Charters in Venice went out of the mouth of the Mississippi River earlier this summer in pursuit of red snapper, mangroves and other reef fish. Watch Sportman TV tonight on CST a Sportsman TV tonight: Reef Fish Roundup
3796 Views - Posted: October 24, 2013 at 6:00 am

Watch Cox Sports Television tonight as Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney and crew head out of the mouth of the Mississippi River in search of red snapper, mangroves, grouper and other reef fish.


Louisiana will open state waters concurrently with federal waters as the fall recreational red snapper season gets underway on Oct. 1 at 12:01 a.m. The season will end on Oct. 15 at 12:01 a.m. Louisiana state waters to open concurrently with feds for recreational red snapper season beginning on Oct. 1
4868 Views - Posted: September 26, 2013 at 6:35 am

With the recent announcement by NOAA Fisheries confirming a 14-day fall red snapper season starting Oct. 1 in federal Gulf of Mexico waters, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced state waters will open during the same time period.


King mackerel can be caught just outside of the second sandbar off the beaches of the Gulf Coast, as Marty Mood proved. Have kayak, will travel
4593 Views - Posted: September 18, 2013 at 9:00 am

Some of the alluring aspects of kayak fishing are that it is relatively inexpensive and you have the ability to ply waters near one’s home area. Of course, we know that there really is no better place to fish than in Louisiana.


NOAA fisheries confirmed a 14-day recreational red snapper season starting Oct. 1. NOAA Fisheries confirms 14-day red snapper recreational season
6520 Views - Posted: September 16, 2013 at 9:45 am

As reported by LouisianaSportsman.com last Tuesday, NOAA Fisheries confirmed on Friday there will be a 14-day red snapper recreational season beginning on Oct. 1.


Previous123456...13