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April 24 - 26, 2018

LDWF offers commercial fishing licenses in Lake Charles

08:00 am - 03:30 pm @

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will offer new and renewals of commercial fishing licenses and motorboat registration from the Lake Charles Office: April 24-26, 2018 1213 North Lakeshore Drive Lake Charles, La. 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fishermen are reminded that acceptable forms of payment will include personal checks,…

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April 27, 2018
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Courtesy TED Checks – Buras

09:00 am - 02:00 pm @

Shrimpers in Southeast Louisiana:  Have your TEDs measured and approved to be sure they are properly installed — NO enforcement actions will be taken during these courtesy checks. Dale Stevens, Canh Nguyen, and Jason Letort, gear specialists with NOAA Fisheries, will visit shrimp boats to make sure TEDs are at…

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April 26, 2018
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Courtesy TED Checks – Venice

09:00 am - 02:00 pm @

Shrimpers in Southeast Louisiana:  Have your TEDs measured and approved to be sure they are properly installed — NO enforcement actions will be taken during these courtesy checks. Dale Stevens, Canh Nguyen, and Jason Letort, gear specialists with NOAA Fisheries, will visit shrimp boats to make sure TEDs are at…

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April 25, 2018
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Courtesy TED Checks – Hopedale

10:00 am - 02:00 pm @

Shrimpers in Southeast Louisiana:  Have your TEDs measured and approved to be sure they are properly installed — NO enforcement actions will be taken during these courtesy checks. Dale Stevens, Canh Nguyen, and Jason Letort, gear specialists with NOAA Fisheries, will visit shrimp boats to make sure TEDs are at…

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April 24, 2018

Crab & Shedding Workshop in St. Bernard

11:00 am - 03:00 pm @

  Louisiana Fisheries Forward will hold a workshop on the blue crab industry and crab shedding on April 24, 11 am – 3 pm, at the Los Islenos Museum, 1345 Bayou Rd., St. Bernard, LA 70085.  Lunch is included with advance registration. This workshop will cover key topics for crab fishermen,…

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April 16 - 20, 2018

Gulf Council to Meet in Gulfport, MS

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet April 16 – 20, 2018 at the Marriott Courtyard hotel, located at 1600 E. Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, MS 39501. The meeting will convene on the following days and local times: Full Council Closed Session from 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM on…

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April 19 - 20, 2018
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Courtesy TED Checks – Dulac

09:00 am - 02:00 pm @

Shrimpers in Southeast Louisiana:  Have your TEDs measured and approved to be sure they are properly installed — NO enforcement actions will be taken during these courtesy checks. Dale Stevens, Canh Nguyen, and Jason Letort, gear specialists with NOAA Fisheries, will visit shrimp boats to make sure TEDs are at…

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April 18, 2018
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Courtesy TED Checks – Grand Isle/Port Fourchon

11:00 am - 05:00 pm @ ,

Shrimpers in Southeast Louisiana:  Have your TEDs measured and approved to be sure they are properly installed — NO enforcement actions will be taken during these courtesy checks. Dale Stevens, Canh Nguyen, and Jason Letort, gear specialists with NOAA Fisheries, will visit shrimp boats to make sure TEDs are at…

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March 20, 2018

Oyster Task Force Meeting March 2018

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Oyster Task Force to Meet March 20 Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting John Tesvich, Chairman Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 1 p.m. 2021 Lakeshore Dr., STE 210 New Orleans, LA 70122 I.     Pledge of Allegiance II.    Roll call and introduction of guests III.   Approval of February 15,…

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March 20, 2018
deckhand unloading shrimp from skimmer net on boat deck

Deckhand Safety and Shrimp Quality Meeting

08:00 am - 12:30 pm @ ,

The Louisiana Fisheries Forward Deckhand’s Safety and Shrimp Quality Meeting will take place at the Abbeville Public Library, 405 E St Victor St, Abbeville, LA 70510, on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Agenda as follows: 8:00 – 9:00 am              Registration and Health Checks…

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