April 7, 2022

Louisiana Private Recreational Red Snapper Season to Open Friday, May 27

The 2022 private recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 27 in both state and federal waters. The season will run weekends only (Friday, Saturday, […]
November 15, 2021

LDWF New Commercial Fishing Licenses Now Available

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced that several changes made to Commercial License in the 2021 Legislative Session go into effect today (Nov. […]
November 9, 2021

LDWF Helps Families Find Fishing Success in Stocked Ponds Around the State

Over the last two weeks, adult-sized channel catfish were stocked in Get Out and Fish! ponds across Louisiana. Hurry on over to one of the seventeen […]
October 19, 2021

Get out and fish! Bayou Country Sports Park Hosts Free Fishing Event Oct. 30

The Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries is hosting a free fishing day event Saturday, October 30 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bayou Country Sports […]
September 22, 2021

LDWF providing huge opportunity for Red Snapper anglers: 4-Fish Bag Limit!

For the first time in years, the recreational red snapper bag limit in Louisiana will double to four fish per person, per day. Additionally, the red […]
August 5, 2021

LDWF Announces Opening Dates for the Fall Inshore Shrimp Season

Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the opening dates for the fall inshore shrimp season based on information provided by biologists from the Louisiana […]
July 9, 2021

Fingerling Bass Released in Ponds at Bayou Country Sports Park

Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government released fingerling bass yesterday to acclimate in the ponds at Bayou Country Sports Park.     They dropped approximately 3,000-4,000 fingerlings in the […]
July 9, 2021

Louisiana Private Recreational Red Snapper Landing Estimates Through June 27, 2021

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) released the latest private recreational red snapper landing estimates through June 27, 2021. LA Creel, LDWF’s near […]
June 25, 2021

Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season to Close June 28 in a Portion of State Inside Waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2021 spring inshore shrimp season will close at official sunset on June 28, 2021, in the Biloxi […]
June 23, 2021

LDWF Clarifies New Lifetime License Structure after Recent Legislative Session

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has received a large volume of calls regarding the future of their lifetime licenses in the wake of […]
June 4, 2021

LDWF to host Tagged Fish Derby at Ponds Throughout the State

Spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner! Make time to get outside, unwind, and spend time with family and friends while […]
June 2, 2021

Exciting Things to Come for Bayou Lafourche

Bayou Lafourche recently announced progress that will bring more options to residents.    Traveling through three parishes and 106 miles, Bayou Lafourche begins in Donaldsonville, La, […]
May 28, 2021

Illegal Red Piranha Found in Baton Rouge lake

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has verified that a single Red Piranha was caught earlier this week in University Lakes in Baton Rouge. […]
April 9, 2021

Feral pig baits showing promise

Feral pigs are a nuisance in many areas of the country, causing billions of dollars in damage. Scientists with the LSU AgCenter and the LSU Department […]
April 9, 2021

Oil-Covered Brown Pelican Transported to Georgia After 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster Finds Its Way Back to Louisiana

The distance is about 700 miles as the crow flies. But a brown pelican transported from Louisiana to Georgia in 2010 was bound and determined to […]