January 29, 2023

Rainbow Trout have been restocked at the Bayou Country Sports Park!

Adult-sized Rainbow Trout have been restocked at the Bayou Country Sports Park ponds! Check out this video on tips for catching these beautiful fish!
January 11, 2023

Volunteers needed for Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo Cleanup Event

Time is running out to sign up to participate in the 2023 derelict crab trap rodeo event. The event will take place this year in the Terrebonne Basin out of Montegut.
January 10, 2023

Get Out & Fish! sites stocked with Rainbow Trout in January!

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will stock 17 sites across Louisiana with adult-size Rainbow Trout, including the Bayou Country Sports Park in Houma!
January 9, 2023

LWFC Adopts Notice of Intent to Remove Buoy Requirements from Freshwater Gill and Trammel Nets

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a Notice of Intent (NOI) to remove the requirement of using international orange buoys to mark gill and trammel nets in fresh water.
January 8, 2023

LWFC Approves Notice of Intent for Hunting Regs, Hunting Seasons and WMA Rules for 2023-24

The notices of intent include proposed hunting season dates and regulation changes from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for the upcoming hunting seasons and provide for a public comment period. See what's changing here:
December 8, 2022

Commercial Large Coastal Sharks Possession Limit Increases to 55 Sharks

LDWF announced the daily possession limit for commercially harvested large coastal sharks is increasing from 45 to 55 per day when the 2023 season opens on January 1. 
November 19, 2022

Get your landscape ready for winter before you hibernate

Learn how to protect your landscaping in colder temperatures with LSU Ag.
November 18, 2022

Low Water Advisory in areas of St. Mary Parish

ATTENTION HUNTERS! Sheriff Blaise Smith and the deputies of the SMPSO are advising the public to use EXTREME CAUTION when boating/hunting in St. Mary's waters due to the low water levels we are experiencing.
November 18, 2022

Recreational And Commercial Seasons For Lane Snapper In Louisiana Waters To Close on November 21

The recreational and commercial seasons for lane snapper in Louisiana waters will close at 12:01 a.m. on November 21, 2022, and will remain closed until January 1, 2023. 
November 15, 2022

LDWF Trip Ticket Staff Available During Upcoming Remote License Sales

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Trip Ticket staff will accompany Licensing during remote commercial fishing license sales. See when they will be in Bourg, here:
November 14, 2022

Plant at the Right Time to Grow Garlic and Bulb Onions

LSU Ag shares more fall gardening tips!
November 8, 2022

Once Extinct In La., LDWF Adds 10 More Whooping Cranes To Its Growing Experimental Population

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) recently added 10 whooping cranes to its experimental population, the most since the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
October 28, 2022

Anglers Got A Few Extra Red Snapper According to Landing Estimates for 2022

101% of Louisiana’s 2022 annual private recreational allocation of 809,315 pounds have been harvested to date. The overage will be deducted from the 2023 allocation as payback.
October 23, 2022

LDWF, LTAHA to Host Five Trapping Workshops During 2022-23 Trapping Season

The Terrebonne Parish workshop is scheduled for Jan. 14, 2023.
October 21, 2022

Hunters For The Hungry Louisiana kicks off the 2022-2023 deer season with processors statewide

Hunters For The Hungry Louisiana is once again accepting deer donations at partner processors that are signed up with the organization throughout the state, for the 2022-2023 deer hunting season.