Freshwater Fisheries

LDWF Clarifies Commercial Shad Regulations

Photo of a typical landscape of the Atchafalaya River Basin

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would like to clarify regulations pertaining to the commercial shad fishery. Recent questions raised during the June Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting indicated that a portion of the 2017 commercial fishing pamphlet may cause confusion regarding commercial shad harvest regulations. Although similar,…

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