Louisiana For-Hire/Charter Fishing Industry
For-hire operators/charter vessels derive income from taking recreational fishermen to saltwater areas to take and retain legal species of fish.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is transitioning its federal fishing regulations to the Fish Rules mobile application.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met in Corpus Christi, Texas, August 20-23, 2018. The Council elected Dr. Tom Frazier as its Chair and Dale Diaz as its Vice Chair. The following is a brief summary of the Council’s actions: Coral This week, the Council took final action on…
The latest preliminary landings statistics for recreational red snapper recorded by LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ near real-time landings data collection program, are 737,299 pounds, or 98 percent of Louisiana’s annual private recreational allocation of 743,000 pounds, through August 12.