When Hurricane Laura came barreling through it left a swath of destruction more widespread than many have ever seen or imagined. […]
The LDWF urges the public to be especially cognizant of wildlife forced into populated areas by flood water from the storm. […]
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. […]
The Houston Police Department is requesting that volunteers with boats who are headed to the city to assist with search and rescue efforts in the wake of massive flooding from Hurricane Harvey call them for directions and information first. […]
If you’re heading to Elmer’s Island this weekend to fish or watch Ride the Bull unfold in Caminada Pass, you’re good to go — but be aware that the island will close at 6 p.m. Sunday in anticipation of possible effects from Hurricane Harvey. […]
Some Louisiana residents are already dealing with potential impacts from Hurricane Harvey — and the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge has already shut its doors until further notice in advance of the rapidly strengthening storm. […]
It is well understood that the coastal areas of Louisiana are rapidly eroding. And the day-to-day erosion advances whenever storm events such as Hurricane Isaac batter the state’s coastal areas.
The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources reports that as more wetlands and coastal areas are lost to erosion the more upland parts of the state are exposed to severe weather. […]
Final numbers aren’t in yet, but the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries said anglers in certain freshwater areas of Southeast Louisiana likely will feel the impact of Hurricane Isaac-related fish kills.
“Bayou Lafourche and the Amite River were some of the worst hit,” the LDWF’s Mike Wood said. “They were there in the epicenter of it and where we got the most calls.” […]
Hurricane Isaac was not kind to Hopedale’s Breton Sound Marina, but it’s back in business, owner Glenn Sanchez said.
The Category 1 storm destroyed the trailer housing the marina office, store and bathrooms, and the facility’s bait shop had the siding peeled off. Everything was marinated in 6 to 8 feet of swamp muck, grass and salt water. […]
Delta Marina in Empire is back in operation after Hurricane Isaac knocked out power and interrupted access to lower Plaquemines Parish, Darren Angelo confirmed yesterday (Sept. 12).
Angelo said live bait is available, and that the fishing reports from the area are fantastic. The temporary phone number for the marina (until the main phone lines are restored) is 318-801-0743. […]
All of Pearl River Wildlife Management Area was is now open, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries announced today (Sept. 11).
The popular WMA near Slidell was closed just before Hurricane Isaac made landfall, and it remained closed because of flooding after the tropical system passed through the area, the LDWF said. […]
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management area has reopened by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries.
The WMA stretching across St. James, Ascension, Livingston and St. John the Baptist parishes was closed as Hurricane Isaac approached, the LDWF said. […]
In the wake of Isaac’s destruction, clean-up and repair is under way all along our coastal areas. Shell Beach was surprised by much higher water levels than anyone expected, and all ground level structures took a beating from both wind and water.
Campo’s Marina, a fixture in lower St. Bernard Parish, was no exception. […]
Two wildlife management areas and a portion of a third closed because of Hurricane Isaac will reopen tomorrow (Sept. 8), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries said today.
Joyce and Manchac WMAs will reopen, while a portion of Pearl River WMA will reopen, the LDWF said. […]