Outdoors

June 25, 2020

LDWF releases Louisiana Red Snapper Landing Estimates for first four weeks

Today, LDWF released the latest red snapper landing estimates through June 14, 2020. LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ near real-time landings data […]
June 12, 2020

Gov. Edwards Appoints Andrew Blanchard to the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission

Andrew Blanchard, President of Pearl Inc. seafood processing, has been appointed to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Blanchard, […]
June 11, 2020

Tomato troubles?

By Heather Kirk-Ballard, LSU AgCenter horticulturist   I’ve been getting a great deal of questions about tomatoes lately. ‘Tis the season. Most folks who planted vegetable […]
June 8, 2020

LDWF Urges Public to be Mindful of Displaced Wildlife Following Tropical Storm Cristobal

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Cristobal, wildlife species will seek higher ground and be displaced into habitat with which they may not be familiar. The […]
June 8, 2020

LDH: Oyster beds are closed due to Tropical Storm Cristobal

The Louisiana Department of Health closed oyster beds in areas 1-28, beginning 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday, June 7, 2020, due to the potential of […]
June 3, 2020

Bubba Dove Fishing Rodeo postponed due to Tropical Storm Cristobal

The 2020 Bubba Dove Fishing Rodeo has been postponed due to Tropical Storm Cristobal.   The Foundation has been monitoring the tropical storm closely and ultimately […]
June 1, 2020

Louisiana Fishing Licenses Available June 1

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds anglers that if you purchase your fishing license today, Monday, June 1, it will be good until June […]
June 1, 2020

Louisiana’s Annual Free Fishing Weekend to be Held June 13-14

he Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) invites you to take part in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June […]
May 9, 2020

LDWF Agents Rescue Three Boaters in St. Mary Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement division agents performed a successful search and rescue mission in St. Mary Parish on May 8. LDWF agents received […]
May 7, 2020

LDWF Announces Opening Dates for the Spring Inshore Shrimp Season and the Remaining Offshore Waters

Today, May 7, 2020, two actions were taken to open the 2020 inshore and offshore shrimp season.  The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the opening […]
May 7, 2020

LWF Commission Sets 2020 Recreational Red Snapper Season

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission announced the 2020 recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 22 in both state and federal waters. The season […]
May 5, 2020

LDWF Reminds Public to Practice Social Distancing While Outdoors and Boating

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) reminds the public to practice social distancing while utilizing the waterways and outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic. The […]
May 2, 2020

Drivers! Be mindful of walkers, runners and bikers!

Many people are heading outdoors to pass the time and stay active during the coronavirus stay-at-home order.   Walking, running and biking are all great ways […]
April 28, 2020

Recreational Greater Amberjack Season to Reopen May 1, 2020

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced today that the recreational greater amberjack season will reopen in Louisiana and federal waters on May 1, 2020, […]
April 27, 2020

Fourchon Oilman’s Association cancels 2020 fishing tournament

In a social media post this morning, the Fourchon Oilman’s Association announced the cancellation of the 2020 fishing tournament.   The post reads:   “After careful […]