La Wildlife & Fisheries Commission June Meeting


June 2, 2022
man with fish on line inshore at sunset

La Wildlife & Fisheries Commission June Meeting

09:30 am - 11:30 am @

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 2, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.


1.      Call to Order

2.      Pledge of Allegiance

3.      Roll Call

4.      Adoption of May 5, 2022 Commission Meeting Minutes

5.      Approval of June 2, 2022 Agenda

6.      Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

7.      Recognition and Presentation Honoring Sgt. Stephen Rhodes, Brock Pellerin, Grant Hebert and Craig Hebert on Heroic Efforts in Rescuing Nine Individuals from Capsized Boat – Colonel Chad Hebert, Enforcement Division

8.      Enforcement Report, May 2022 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division

9.      Presentation on Current IT Needs, Projected Benefits and Implementation Schedule – Alvin Henry, Statewide Program Manager

10.  Resolution to Establish the John Franks WMA – Alvin Landry, Legal Section

11.  Receive an Update on WMA Forest Management – Donald Locascio, Forestry Program Manager

12.  Receive an Update on Spotted Seatrout – Jason Adriance, Marine Fisheries Biologist

13.  Receive and Consider a Revised Notice of Intent to Modify Regulations Regarding Yo-yos, Trigger Devices, Trotlines, Limb Lines, Jugs and all other Passive Fishing Devices Containing Hooks – Robby Maxwell, Inland Fisheries Biologist

14.  Receive a Presentation on the D’Arbonne Lake Crappie Assessment Results and Related Regulation Options – Ryan Daniel, Inland Fisheries Biologist

15.  Receive a Report on the 2022 Regular Legislative Session – Cole Garrett, General Counsel

16.  Receive Public Comments

17.  Adjournment

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