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Lockport man cited for allegedly possessing 34 red snapper before season opened

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Lockport man on March 19 for alleged recreational fishing violations involving red snapper, according to a press release.

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March 24 at 2:17 pm
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Three Louisiana men cited for commercial shark-fishing violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited three Louisiana men this weekend for alleged commercial shark-fishing violations off the coast of Grand Isle.

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March 23 at 4:13 pm
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Targeting red snapper out of Grand Isle and Venice

With the opening of Louisiana’s recreational red snapper season just hours away, anglers heading out of Grand Isle and Venice have several options to locate rigs that should be swarming with fish.

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March 19 at 3:30 pm
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Louisiana's 2015 recreational red snapper season opens Friday

Red snapper season will open in Louisiana state waters this Friday, March 20, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain open seven days per week until further notice, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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March 16 at 1:44 pm
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Gulf states agree on snapper management framework that could remove federal oversight of fishery

For the first time ever, all five Gulf states have banded together to create a management framework that, if ultimately approved by Congress, would finally remove the red snapper fishery from the control of the federal government.

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March 11 at 7:40 pm
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Public invited on GOM red snapper conference call Thursday from 11-1

If you want the latest on the red snapper saga as it relates to the potential coming season in the Gulf of Mexico, the commercial/recreational split and Amendment 40, you can get the latest information in a conference call slated for Thursday, Feb. 5 from 11 to 1.

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February 04 at 2:07 pm
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This guy has teeth

The great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, is a common fish in the blue waters offshore of Louisiana. Yet one never sees a fishing story about anyone fishing for them off of our coast.†

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February 04 at 9:00 am
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Tuna fishing on The Lump inconsistent, but looking up

Tuna fishing requires a very logical approach for the process to be consistently effective, especially during the winter.†

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January 27 at 9:53 am
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Belle Chasse man busted for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Belle Chasse man for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish on Jan. 17.

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January 21 at 2:45 pm
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1,000-pound-plus bluefin tuna landed in North Carolina

Bluefin tuna fishing around Morehead City, N.C. is shaping up to be one of the best in years, and last Tuesday, it may have hit its peak.

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January 20 at 3:44 pm
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LDWF currently upgrading ROLP website

The website where anglers can apply for Recreational Offshore Landing Permits is being upgraded starting today, and could be down for up to three days during the work, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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January 12 at 11:20 am
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Back-to-back bluefin total more than 1,500 pounds in North Carolina

The crew of the Grady Bunch, fishing the first two days of 2015 just outside Beaufort Inlet, may not have landed a state-record bluefin tuna, but the three men and a boy almost certainly accomplished a feat no other North Carolina saltwater crew has duplicated: Catching two bluefin tuna on consecutive days that combined to weigh more than 1,500 pounds.†

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January 07 at 11:05 am
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State's recreational red snapper season to close Dec. 31

The state’s recreational red snapper season will close on Dec. 31, but the opening date for 2015 has not yet been determined, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 18, 2014 at 6:41 pm
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LWF Commission approves Notice of Intent modifying Recreational Offshore Landing Permit

At its meeting on Thursday, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a Notice of Intent to modify regulations pertaining to the Recreational Offshore Landing Permit (ROLP).

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December 04, 2014 at 5:32 pm
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LDWF conducting yellowfin tuna research project in Gulf of Mexico

Reeling in a big yellowfin is rewarding in itself, but if you’re lucky enough to catch a fish involved in a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries research project, you’ll get more than just a nice tuna steak.

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November 14, 2014 at 1:33 pm
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Passage of Reef Fish Amendment 40 raises lots of questions, provides few answers

More questions than answers remain in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s vote last month to approve Reef Fish Amendment 40, which basically divides the recreational red snapper quota between private fishermen and for-hire charter and head boat captains.

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November 03, 2014 at 12:44 pm
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