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|LWFC adds bucks-only still hunt days to 2013-14 hunting season
3364 Views - Posted: November 07 at 5:15 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission today added Nov. 9-15 and Nov. 18-28 in Deer Area 7 for bucks-only still hunting with firearms during the 2013-14 hunting season.
|2013-14 WMA Forecast
4335 Views - Posted: September 01 at 7:00 am
Two of Louisiana’s many Wildlife Management Areas were thrust into the spotlight since the summer of 2012.
|LDWF moves forward on establishing recreational and commercial tripletail limits
3842 Views - Posted: August 07 at 3:00 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission recently approved a Notice of Intent to establish recreational and commercial regulations for the harvest of tripletail, according to a press release.
|Hunting ban repeal affects Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
3911 Views - Posted: August 07 at 11:00 am
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission recently approved the repeal of a ban on all hunting in a portion of Orleans Parish that was originally enacted in 1991 during the establishment of the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge.
|Offshore permit requirement dropped for yellowfin tuna, added for gray snapper, wahoo, cobia and dolphin
3960 Views - Posted: August 03 at 6:00 am
In an effort to capture the most comprehensive data possible, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission added gray snapper, wahoo, cobia and dolphin to the free required offshore landing permit, according to a press release.
|LDWF sets tentative 2013-14 migratory waterfowl season dates
6198 Views - Posted: August 01 at 9:05 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted today to tentatively adopt proposed season dates, bag limits and shooting hours for the 2013-14 migratory waterfowl season.
|2013-14 early migratory bird hunting dates set
5267 Views - Posted: July 03 at 12:00 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the dates for the 2013-14 early migratory bird hunting seasons at their meeting yesterday.
|Legislators address hunting and fishing issues during 2013 legislative session
4911 Views - Posted: June 20 at 1:00 pm
Louisiana Legislature wrapped up its regular session in early June after debating dozens of bills related to hunting, fishing and the outdoors. A number of the proposals never made it through the process, having been voted down or pulled from consideration by lawmakers.
|14-inch minimum ends in Basin
6379 Views - Posted: June 18 at 2:20 pm
A 14-inch minimum-length regulation that has been in place since Hurricane Andrew blasted the Atchafalaya Basin becomes a thing of the past Thursday (June 20) after the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved its removal.
|Federal fall snapper season in the offing, LDWF official says
3991 Views - Posted: June 06 at 9:42 am
During a year in which state and federal fisheries managers have stood toe to toe over red snapper management, some good news was revealed today ó federal officials have apparently promised an estimated 4 million pounds of snapper will be released later this year to provide for a fall red snapper season.
|House restores money to Artificial Reef Fund, shuns LDWF land purchase
2579 Views - Posted: May 10 at 5:18 pm
The House of Representatives voted late this afternoon to advance the state's $24.7 billion budget plan for the next fiscal year, and in the process took firm stances on line items related to sportsmen.
|State budget includes LDWF purchase of Office of State Lands properties
4272 Views - Posted: May 07 at 12:11 pm
Among the contingencies propping up Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal is a unique and possibly unprecedented land deal involving the state selling properties at a significant markup to, well, itself. That's the latest twist in the winding debate over Jindal's proposed $24.7 billion budget, which is short on revenues by about $1.3 billion.
|Legislative update: Hunting regs, Commission appointments and red snapper
2816 Views - Posted: May 01 at 4:56 pm
The Louisiana Legislature dealt with a few outdoors-related issued today. Here's a quick look:
|Sweep of Artificial Reef Development Fund pushing through the House
2554 Views - Posted: May 01 at 4:36 pm
The House Appropriations Committee approved the required legislation earlier this week to transfer $20.6 million from the Artificial Reef Development Fund to help plug holes in the administrationís annual budget.
|Feds should get out of the way
1865 Views - Posted: May 01 at 7:00 am
Regional management of red snapper just wonít work. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act under which snapper management is conducted simply wonít allow for it. Nope. Wonít work. Canít do it. Wonít do it.
|Senator Allain: Administration could empty Artificial Reef Fund
2599 Views - Posted: April 25 at 8:19 pm
If the administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal moves forward with a $20.6 million transfer from the Artificial Reef Development Fund to fill holes in its budget for the next fiscal year that commences July 1, the administration will almost certainly come up short, the Senate Finance Committee was told today.
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