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Chief of LDWF’s enforcement division retiring on Sept. 30

Col. Joseph “Joey” Broussard, the chief of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement division since 2014, will retire effective Sept. 30.

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Tip leads to oyster citations in Terrebonne Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a 51-year-old Houma man Thursday after receiving an anonymous tip about possible oyster violations, according to press release.

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September 15 at 1:29 pm
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LDWF agents deployed to Florida in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headed to Florida on Sunday to assist with security and search and rescue efforts there in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

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September 11 at 10:12 am
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Proposal would remove bass slot limit on Caney Creek Reservoir

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is considering a proposal that would scrap the protected 15- to 19-inch protected slot limit for black bass, as well as the eight-fish daily take, on Caney Creek Reservoir in Jackson Parish. 

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September 08 at 9:50 am
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LDWF: Limit transporting roseau cane to prevent spread of pest

With roseau cane dying off at an alarming rate in 11 coastal parishes, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking the public to limit transporting the cane, and to report suspected die-off locations.

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September 07 at 5:36 pm
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Swollfest pledges $500,000 to Baton Rouge children’s hospital

Fishing in a summer rodeo is lots of fun, even if you don’t necessarily know where proceeds from the event eventually wind up. 

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September 06 at 6:03 pm
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Four cited for alleged illegal oyster harvest

An Operation Game Thief complaint led to four citations for alleged oyster violations earlier this week in Lafourche Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 06 at 5:08 pm
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11-year-old dies in Big Lake boating accident

An 11-year-old Broussard boy operating a personal watercraft died Saturday afternoon after colliding with a 22-foot boat on Big Lake, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 04 at 1:21 pm
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