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Louisiana's Swindell appointed to Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

Effective next month, Ed Swindell will represent Louisiana as one of the 17 voting members of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council.

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LDWF agents make three DWI arrests during Operation Dry Water

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested three boaters for allegedly operating a vessel while intoxicated during Operation Dry Water this past weekend.

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Yesterday at 3:57 pm
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Authorities recover body in Bayou Marron after canoe capsizes

Search and rescue teams with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of a 58-year-old man in Bayou Marron late Monday afternoon.

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Yesterday at 1:11 pm
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Remainder of spring inshore shrimp season to close July 2

With the exception of the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds, the 2015 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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Yesterday at 10:38 am
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Union WMA to close permanently on Tuesday

Union Wildlife Management Area will no longer be part of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries WMA program effective on July 1, according to a news release.

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June 29 at 9:02 am
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New possession limits in effect for Port Eads Marina's overnight guests

Overnight guests at Port Eads Marina south of Venice can now legally possess three daily creel limits of fish — if the anglers receive certification by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fishereis staff, the agency reported today.

The regulations were approved by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission because of the remote nature of the marina.

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June 25 at 8:44 am
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Deadline for Youth Hunter, Angler of the Year honors is June 30, LDWF says

Young hunters and anglers are encouraged to write a short story about their outdoor experiences and participate in the 2014 Youth Hunter and Angler of the Year contests, but the deadline to enter is Tuesday, June 30.

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June 19 at 10:32 am
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Atchafalaya Basin bass creel limit increases Saturday

Beginning this Saturday, bass anglers in the Atchafalaya River Basin will once again have a 10-fish daily creel limit, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. 

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June 18 at 11:21 am
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Spring shrimp season to close in majority of state inside waters effective June 19

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries  announced the 2015 spring inshore shrimp season will close in the majority of state inside waters at 6 p.m. this Friday, June 19.

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June 16 at 2:30 pm
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LDWF announces public comment period for State Wildlife Action Plan

For the first time since its creation in 2005, the public is invited to comment on the State Wildlife Action Plan, which is a blueprint for the conservation and management of Louisiana’s fish and wildlife resources.

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June 16 at 1:47 pm
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2016 LDWF Duck Stamp Contest to feature gray ducks

The most abundant duck in Louisiana’s coastal marshes will be the featured species in the 2016 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp competition, according to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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June 09 at 1:25 pm
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LDWF now offering electronic license options for both hunting and fishing

So much for having to wait in line for a hunting or fishing license on the morning of your trip — now you can purchase a license from the convenience of your home and store it on the electronic device of your choice.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now offering an electronic option for both hunting and fishing licenses, according to a news release.

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June 03 at 3:58 pm
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B.A.S.S. launches Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation

A new online advocacy system from B.A.S.S. allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call or tweet their legislators through pre-written engagements.

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June 02 at 6:23 am
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LDWF kicks off 'License to Win Sweepstakes' on June 1

Starting Monday, your saltwater fishing license might be more valuable to you than just helping you to avoid a ticket.

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May 29 at 1:15 pm
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IFA Redfish Tours hit Lafitte this weekend

Anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding states will be in Lafitte to participate in both the IFA Redfish Tour and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour this weekend.

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May 28 at 10:02 am
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Benton Middle wins 3rd at 2015 NASP Nationals

Louisiana schools were well-represented in the 2015 National Archery in the Schools Program’s National Tournament in Louisville, Ky. earlier this month, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 26 at 1:33 pm
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