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LDWF agent selected as Officer of the Year

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council honored a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agent as its 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award for rescuing eight people from three different vessels in distress last September.

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Yesterday at 6:11 am
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Three arrested for oyster violations in St. Bernard Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested three men on Tuesday for alleged oyster and boating safety violations in St. Bernard Parish. 

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August 11 at 10:09 pm
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Public hearings set for proposed cervid carcass importation ban

If you hunt outside of Louisiana and return regularly with dead deer, you should plan on attending one of six public meetings scheduled later this month to discuss a proposal currently being considered by the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission that would ban the importation of cervid carcasses.

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August 11 at 3:17 pm
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Criminal probe into LDWF post-oil spill spending underway, according to news reports

Misuse of BP grant money and government-issued credit cards at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are at the heart of an ongoing criminal investigation into a potential misappropriation of public funds during the tenure of Secretary Robert Barham — and arrests could be in the offing, according to online reports. 

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August 10 at 9:32 am
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Four cited for shrimping violations in Plaquemines Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited multiple boats in Plaquemines Parish last weekend for alleged shrimping violations.

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August 09 at 11:39 am
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Fall shrimp season opening dates announced

The 2016 fall shrimp season from the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel buoy line eastward to the Mississippi/Louisiana state line will kick off at 6 p.m. next Monday, Aug. 15, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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August 08 at 1:20 pm
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Smitko appointed to Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting being held today in Baton Rouge will feature a brand new commissioner — Jerri G. Smitko of Houma.

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August 04 at 10:20 am
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Six cited for illegal shrimping activity, LDWF says

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited six men in Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes this week for alleged shrimping violations. 

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August 04 at 9:48 am
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