Fishing

Venice waters reopen to fishing today (June 14)

Waters north of Venice on both sides of the Mississippi River reopened for fishing today (June 14) at about 5:20, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. The waters were reopened after “recent information from shoreline cleanup assessment teams indicated no oil in these areas.” […]

Fishing

Portion of Breton, Chandeleur sounds reopen

A portion of Breton and Chandeleur sounds and associated state offshore waters reopened just after 8:30 this evening (June 9), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. The waters had been closed since April 30, but the agency reported that no oil has been documented in the area to date. […]

Inshore Fishing

Sampling reveals no contaminated fish from BP oil spill

Public officials say concerns about anglers eating seafood are driving fishing closures following the BP oil spill, but not one of the thousands of fish, shellfish, water or sediment samples collected across coastal Louisiana has revealed any contamination, LouisianaSportsman.com has learned. […]