Fisheries Update Meeting


November 29, 2017
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Fisheries Update Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @

LFF will host a Fisheries Update Meeting on November 29, 10:30 am – 12 pm at the LDWF Bourg Office, 468 Texas Gulf Rd., Bourg, LA 70343.

NOAA TEDs training specialists and LDWF and Louisiana Sea Grant staff to cover these important topics:

  • Shrimp and crab 2017 catch updates
  • Upcoming crab closure and new regulations
  • TEDs requirements overview
  • LA Direct Seafood website update
  • Review of Task Force mission and responsibilities

NOAA TEDs training specialists, alongside the LFF Quality Training Trailer, will offer one-on-one demonstrations and Q & A.  This meeting is held in conjunction with LDWF licensing days, as Department staff will also be on hand to offer commercial licenses and renewals, 8 am – 3:30 pm.

Other licensing days will be held in Lake Charles and New Orleans.

For more information, contact Thomas Hymel, 337-296-6133, [email protected]