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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
July 20 at 5:00pm
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
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

Outdoor Channel star from Louisiana sentenced for poaching in Wyoming

Former Louisana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission chairman loses hunting and fishing privileges until 2019
June 27 at 3:13pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet Monday, June 12, at 1:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge to decide if Louisiana will participate in an extended recreational Gulf red snapper season this summer.

LWF Commission schedules Monday meeting to decide on possible red snapper summer season

Both 27- and 39-day options are still in play, officials say
June 08 at 6:10pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries deferred a controversial red snapper pilot program until August at Thursday's Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting in Baton Rouge.

LDWF pulls controversial red snapper pilot program

Montoucet tells Commission study is being deferred until August
June 08 at 11:05am
A program giving 150 anglers access to 25,000 pounds of red snapper is not a precursor to an individual quota for recreational anglers, but a tool to help LDWF gather more accurate data in preparation for state-run management, according to Patrick Banks.

LDWF: Red snapper pilot program not precursor for recreational IFQ system

Head of fisheries says main goal is to improve harvest estimate capabilities in preparation for state-based management out to 200 miles
June 01 at 4:53pm
The daily bag limit for pintails has dropped from two birds down to one for the 2017-18 waterfowl season, according to LDWF waterfowl study leader Larry Reynolds.

LDWF waterfowl news: Reynolds talks 2017-18 season dates, pintail limits and Venice roseau cane worries

Teal season will open on a Friday for first time in 16 years
April 26 at 9:49pm
Louisiana's ban on importation of cervid carcasses, including elk, goes into effect March 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced.

Cervid carcass importation ban goes into effect March 1

Louisiana regulation aimed at preventing spread of chronic wasting disease
February 23 at 2:48pm
Next fall's waterfowl season hunting dates are among the items up for discussion at LDWF public meetings being held across the state this week.

LDWF schedules public hearings on proposed hunting seasons

State-wide meetings held this week
February 21 at 10:52am
The commercial harvest of blue crabs in Louisiana waters will be prohibited for 30 days beginning on Monday, Feb. 20.

Crab season to close for 30 days beginning Monday

Move aimed at reducing fishing pressure on state’s blue crab stock, LDWF says
February 17 at 9:49am

LWF Commission adopts proposal for hunting seasons, regs and WMA rules

Proposal includes reducing deer limit to three in Areas 4 and 10, pushing 2017 teal season to last 16 days of September
January 06 at 3:39pm
CWD has not been found in Louisiana, and officials hope to keep it that way.

Chronic Wasting Disease

A look at Louisiana’s cervid carcass importation ban
November 24, 2016 at 9:00am
Mud boats and air-cooled propulsion engines are prohibited after 2 p.m. on Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area now through Jan. 31, 2017, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

New regs on mud boats, air-cooled engines now in effect at Pass-a-Loutre WMA

Use is prohibited after 2 p.m. through Jan. 31, 2017, LDWF says
November 04, 2016 at 9:45am