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Oyster Harvest in East portion of Calcasieu Lake Closed

December 28, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will close oyster harvest in the East portion of the Calcasieu Lake Public Oyster Area in Cameron Parish, at one half-hour after sunset on Monday, December 31, 2018. The oyster population in Calcasieu Lake is managed on a harvest threshold, and the…

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La Shrimp Season Closed December 24 in Portions of State Outside Waters

December 22, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2018 shrimp season will close at official sunset on Monday, December 24, 2018, in portions of state outside waters between Calliou Boca and Freshwater Bayou Canal. The closure area is defined as follows: The eastern boundary line of the closure area…

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LDWF Announces 2019 Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup; Volunteers Needed

December 15, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will again host its annual Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo with two volunteer cleanup events during the month of February. The Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program was initiated by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) in 2004 to address the removal of…

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