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|House restores money to Artificial Reef Fund, shuns LDWF land purchase
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
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
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
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 administration’s annual budget.
|Feds should get out of the way
May 01 at 7:00 am
Regional management of red snapper just won’t work. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act under which snapper management is conducted simply won’t allow for it. Nope. Won’t work. Can’t do it. Won’t do it.
|Senator Allain: Administration could empty Artificial Reef Fund
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.
|LDWF reaches $10 million mark with DU
April 24 at 9:15 am
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission was recognized by Ducks Unlimited last month reaching the $10 million mark for waterfowl habitat restoration.
|Louisiana, Texas file suit to stop shortening of federal red snapper season
April 23 at 12:04 pm
A lawsuit has been filed to prevent implementation of emergency rules by the National Marine Fisheries Service that would limit the federal red snapper season off the Louisiana and Texas coasts, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries announced today.
|LWF Commission still considering suit to stop Artificial Reef Fund raid
April 17 at 9:40 am
A possible lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration involving the state's Artificial Reef Development Fund is still in the works, the head of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission confirmed yesterday.
|Federal bill would mandate state management of red snapper
April 15 at 11:03 am
Members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation have introduced the Offshore Fairness Act to extend the Bayou State’s jurisdiction in the Gulf of Mexico and solidify its position on the management of the red snapper fishery.
|Feds say Louisiana could face nine-day red snapper season
April 02 at 10:50 am
Federal fisheries managers delivered a message to Gulf states in late March: If states continue to set red snapper seasons that do not comply with federal mandates, the feds will shut down fishing off those coasts within days of the official June 1 opening.
April 01 at 7:00 am
It’s been years since we’ve been able to head out to the rigs in the spring and bring home red snapper, but that all changes this year.
Yep, the season in Louisiana waters kicked off March 24 — and the definition of what constitutes Louisiana waters has been broadened by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to mean all waters within three marine leagues (10.357 miles) off the coast.
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