Outdoors

October 20, 2020

LDWF to Bring Get Out and Fish! Community Fishing Program to Houma

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation are excited to announce the addition of two new parks to the […]
October 2, 2020

Agents Cite Two Houma Residents for Over the Limit of Shrimp

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a man and woman for alleged Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and recreational fishing violations on Oct. 1 […]
September 30, 2020

Abundance of moths in your yard? Chances are you have Sod Webworms too

2020 has definitely been one for the history books. COVID-19, murder hornets, Hurricane Laura and now Hurricane Sally hitting our Gulf neighbors to the east. This […]
August 21, 2020

LDWF Announces Delay in Opening of Shrimp Season in Portions of Zones 1 and 3

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced a delay in the opening of shrimp season in portions of shrimp management zones 1 and […]
July 30, 2020

LDWF releases red snapper landing estimates through July 19

Today, LDWF released the latest red snapper landing estimates through July 19, 2020. LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ near real-time landings data […]
July 18, 2020

Two Men Cited for Over the Limit of Black Bass in Terrebonne Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two men for alleged recreational fishing violations on July 16 in Terrebonne Parish.   Agents cited Jordan […]
July 13, 2020

Hebert Selected to Lead LDWF Enforcement Division

Lt. Col. Chad Hebert, a 27-year veteran at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), will lead its Enforcement Division, LDWF Secretary Jack Montoucet announced […]
July 8, 2020

Louisiana Red Snapper Landing Estimates Rises to 47 Percent

LDWF released the latest red snapper landing estimates through June 21, 2020. LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ near real-time landings data collection […]
July 1, 2020

LDWF Agents Participating in Operation Dry Water This Weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in Operation Dry Water from July 3 to July 5.   During […]
June 26, 2020

Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season to Close July 1, 2020 in a Portion State Inside Waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2020 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from the […]
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 […]