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Commercial King Mackerel Season Opens

November 12, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced Thursday (Nov. 8) the commercial season for the harvest of king mackerel in Louisiana waters will reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 12, 2018) and remain open until further notice. 

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Blue Crab Harvest Regulations for 2019

November 1, 2018

Proposed Changes: Harvest of Female Blue Crabs to Close September 9 – October 13 The recreational and commercial take (or possession) of female blue crabs from state waters is prohibited during this time.

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LDWF To Close Oyster Harvest In Hackberry Bay

November 1, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will close oyster harvest in the Hackberry Bay Public Oyster Seed Reservation (POSR), located in Lafourche and Jefferson Parishes, at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

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