Louisiana Charter-For-Hire Fishery
For-hire operators/charter vessels derive income from taking recreational fishermen to saltwater areas to take and retain legal species of fish.
The Secretary of Commerce recently announced the appointment of three members to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The Council looks forward to welcoming the following appointees on August 11, 2017. Mr. Phillip Dyskow of Florida will join the Council for his first term. He served as the former…
KEY MESSAGE: Amendment 28 to the reef fish fishery management plan shifted 2.5 percent of the red snapper quota allocation from the commercial sector to the recreational sector.
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday (May 25) that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) plans to conduct an innovative pilot program designed to help recreational anglers battling short seasons for red snapper in federal waters.