The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will offer commercial fishing licenses and renewals from its Bourg office location from April 26 to 28, 2016.
In addition to continual sales in Baton Rouge, LDWF will offer commercial licenses from its office in Bourg twice a year as an improved method of customer service.
Most commercial fishing licenses will be available for purchase from Tuesday, April 26 through Thursday, April 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The Bourg office is located at 468 Texas Gulf Road, and their contact number is (985) 594-4130.
Fishermen are reminded that only personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and cash will be accepted at the Bourg office. No credit cards will be accepted. To avoid processing delays, those purchasing licenses are asked to bring their license renewal notices with them.
First-time applicants must provide the following:
- Resident applicants must provide proof of residency such as a Louisiana driver’s license the he has held continuously during 12 months immediately prior to the date on which he applies for any license, voter’s registration, vehicle registration and state income tax.
- Non-residents applicants must provide proof of residency from their domiciliary state, such as driver’s license, voter’s registration, vehicle registration and state income tax.
- Applicants applying for a license in a business name must provide documentation showing proof of valid federal tax ID# assigned to business name and proof of authorized signature, or an occupational license will be required.
For commercial licenses inquiries, contact (225) 765-2898.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov or www.FishLA.org. To receive recreational or commercial fishing email and text alerts, signup at http://www.wlf.la.gov/signup.