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LDWF Announces Funding Availability for Large-Scale Alternative Oyster Culture Projects

July 12, 2024

Utilizing funding provided by the Louisiana Legislature through the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is announcing funding availability for large-scale Alternative Oyster Culture (AOC) projects in Louisiana.  This grant program is focused on providing economic assistance to projects that have the…

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Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season to Close July 1 in State Inside Waters

June 28, 2024

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the 2024 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2024, in all state inside waters from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the Louisiana/Texas state line. See the map above detailing this closure, or click here. The…

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LDWF Announces Commercial Greater Amberjack Season to Close June 30

June 20, 2024

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) issued a Declaration of Emergency to close the commercial Greater Amberjack season at 12:01 a.m. on June 30, 2024. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has announced that the commercial season for the harvest of Greater Amberjack will close in federal…

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