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  • Grab those fishing poles, Louisiana free fishing weekend returns
  • Grab those fishing poles because this weekend will be the only time this year that it's OK to fish without a license in Louisiana waters. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hopes to hook anglers with its annual free fishing weekend.
  • WDSU
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  • 6/8/2018 10:13:00 PM
  • Louisiana's annual Free Fishing Weekend coming up
  • BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — This weekend will be the only time this year that it's OK to fish without a license in Louisiana waters. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hopes to hook anglers with its annual Free Fishing Weekend. Residents and ..
  • Tampa Bay Times
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  • 6/8/2018 6:34:00 PM
  • Fish & Game: Big Fish
  • NEW ORLEANS – These big fish are more than just a fish story. The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association selects and presents Fish of the Year Awards annually. This time around, they’ve got some you won’t believe. Several new first place rod and reel ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 6/8/2018 12:27:00 AM
  • With La. Off Limits, Sabine Will Fish Small
  • Waters in Louisiana, which remain under the control of private property owners despite legislative attempts to change that unique situation, are off-limits. Essentially, anglers can fish only one side of the river, and it's the side with less "fishy" water
  • BassFan
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  • 6/7/2018 1:43:00 AM
  • You can fish Louisiana waters this weekend without a license
  • Louisiana's annual free fishing weekend returns Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. It's an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license, according to the state Department
  • WKTV
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  • 6/7/2018 1:28:00 AM
  • Take a Kid Fishing, please
  • The first report on catches after the May 25 opening of the private recreational red snapper season highlights a full agenda for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting at state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters on ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Three Reasons Why I’m a Sea Tow Member
  • I've been a Sea Tow member for years, and they've always done good by me. That's why we teamed up to provide you guys the Louisiana Fishing Blog Special, an annual membership with two additional free months! Use code LAFB on their site to get the special .
  • Louisiana Fishing Blog
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  • 6/6/2018 11:29:00 PM
  • Louisiana free fishing weekend; no license required
  • LOUISIANA (KSLA)-Anglers are invited to be a part of a free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says this weekend only, fishermen won’t be required to have a fishing license on waterways.
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  • 6/6/2018 9:40:00 PM
  • You can fish Louisiana waters this weekend without a license
  • NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana’s annual free fishing weekend returns Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. It’s an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license, according to ...
  • WGNO
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  • 6/6/2018 6:07:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend slated for June 9-10
  • If you don’t have a Louisiana fishing license, don’t let that stop you from hitting the water — at least this weekend. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is once again holding its Free Fishing Weekend this Saturday and Sunday ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/6/2018 6:01:00 PM
  • You can fish for free in Louisiana this weekend!
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries invites you to take part in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Louisiana’s Free Fishing Weekend is an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish ..
  • BRProud
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  • 6/6/2018 11:12:00 AM
  • Lowers Keys Dolphin Tourney
  • Second place went to the team aboard Ware’s the Fish, guided by Captain Al Ware. Team member Brian Hebert of Metairie, Louisiana, caught a 30.25-pound dolphin to secure the second spot. The Chillin team, captained by John Barry, earned third place for a ..
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  • 6/6/2018 2:45:00 AM
  • Walker High students qualify for national fishing tourney
  • These two fishing teams include sophomore Hanson Chaney and junior Bronson Beck, who previously ranked number one for the BASS high school fishing team in Louisiana. Also advancing to the national tournament in Paris, Tenn., Aug. 2-4, are seniors Jason ...
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  • 6/4/2018 10:52:00 PM
  • You can fish for free this weekend
  • NEW ORLEANS -- This weekend you can fish for free in Louisiana. As anglers across the country celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, most states offer free fishing days that fall throughout the summer. In the Bayou State, it's usually the second ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 6/4/2018 8:48:00 PM
  • Best Saltwater Fishing Along Miss./La. Gulf Coast
  • Quality fishing abounds along the hundreds of miles of coastline in Mississippi and Louisiana adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico. The rivers, marshes and estuaries are go-to spots for inshore or near-shore species, but the potential for good fishing continues
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/4/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • The silver king
  • McDuff, as he was known to his friends, was also a frequent contributor to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Louisiana Conservationist magazine, where the words above appeared. He liked tarpon fishing — actually, he loved tarpon fishing.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/4/2018 3:26:00 PM
  • Wade-Fishing Tactics in Texas Saltwater
  • Sabine Lake is located on the Texas/Louisiana border. This is one of the very best bays to catch redfish on. But it’s also well known for producing good numbers of trout. What Sabine Lake is not known for is wading, but truth be known it’s worth a shot.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/4/2018 2:27:00 PM
  • All-American Updates - Day 3
  • 11:00 Another big Deaver just filled out his five-fish limit in a big way. After running into a flurry of dinks the Louisiana pro caught a 6 1/4-pounder. That’s a big-time fish on a day like today. He and LeBrun are the only ones with fish over five ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/2/2018 12:18:00 PM
  • College Fish-Off Updates
  • He is opening things up by tossing a spinnerbait around stumps. 6:45 Fish-off time Yesterday, the team of Hunter Freeman and Thomas Soileau from the University of Louisiana-Monroe won the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/2/2018 11:49:00 AM
  • Warhawks Win on the Red
  • Saving fish — it’s a dicey strategy, but one that paid off in a big way for University of Louisiana-Monroe’s Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman who completed the wire-to-wire Red River win at the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/1/2018 9:57:00 PM
  • 2018-19 Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses now on sale
  • Current hunting and fishing licenses in Louisiana expire June 30, and new permits for 2018-19 go on sale starting Friday (June 1). The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries implemented a new license sales system earlier this year. It allows users
  • NOLA.com
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  • 6/1/2018 4:10:00 PM
  • Reminder: Renew your Louisiana fishing and hunting license
  • BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all sportsmen that all 2017-18 recreational fishing and hunting licenses will expire on June 30, 2018. Licenses for the 2018-19 seasons are available for purchase beginning June 1
  • ArkLaTex
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  • 6/1/2018 3:09:00 PM
  • All-American Updates - Day 2
  • We are finding a bunch of boats in and around the cypress trees. Included in the mix are Louisiana pros Lebrun and Deaver. 10:00 Jordan, Wagner, Deaver Rob Jordan was sitting in sixth place heading into today. Right now he has caught three fish giving him
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/1/2018 1:09:00 PM
  • Kayak Fishing at St. Bernard parish - a redfish destination
  • Over the first couple of years of kayak fishing Louisiana, I was so excited about checking out different areas, I was all over the place fishing different spots, and while it was exciting and a great [...]
  • playak.com
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  • 6/1/2018 8:46:00 AM
  • First Tagged Redfish in CCA Louisiana STAR Caught
  • The CCA Louisiana Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo (STAR), presented by Chevron, kicked off its 24th year of competition with a bang this Memorial Day weekend, as multiple tagged redfish were caught along the coast. For the past two years, CCA has .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/1/2018 8:35:00 AM
  • Fish & Game: La.'s largest fishing rodeo is underway
  • The largest and richest fishing rodeo in Louisiana is now underway through Labor Day. The Louisiana CCA STAR Tournament kicked off last weekend and it didn’t take long for prize-winning fish to show up. One-hundred tagged redfish were released between ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 5/31/2018 11:41:00 PM
  • All-American Updates - Day 1
  • The fish came near some cypress trees. He’s still fishing alongside the other Louisiana locals. Kip Carter has the first reported limit of the day. His five fish weigh somewhere around 12 pounds. At the moment he has been flipping docks with a shaky head.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 5/31/2018 12:34:00 PM
  • Tips on Fishing Topwaters from a Top Pro Angler
  • Seaguar bass pro Cliff Crochet is known for his topwater proficiency. The Pierre Part, Louisiana, resident has been fishing the Bassmaster Elites and Opens for 9-plus years, with 104 tournaments under his belt. He’s won one, and has numerous top-10 and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/31/2018 7:55:00 AM
  • College Championship Updates – Day 1
  • 6:45 a.m. It’s National Championship time 168 teams from all over the country have made the trip down to Shreveport, Louisiana to fish in the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis. Fishing the Red River ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 5/31/2018 1:26:00 AM
  • ULM Takes the Lead on the Red
  • Day one of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis was pretty tough on most of the anglers, but Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman of the University of Louisiana-Monroe got right to work on the Red River.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 5/30/2018 9:54:00 PM
  • College Fishing Updates – Day 1
  • 6:45 a.m. It’s National Championship time 168 teams from all over the country have made the trip down to Shreveport, Louisiana to fish in the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. Fishing the Red River ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 5/30/2018 12:00:00 PM
  • Red will Challenge Championship Anglers
  • It’s almost June in Louisiana and the highs are going to be in the mid- to upper-90s every day of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. Held on the Red River in Shreveport, La., 168 teams will contend for .
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 5/29/2018 10:04:00 PM
  • Top 25 Prospects: Chicago White Sox
  • Fisher was one of the best performers in the country in his draft year out of Southeast Louisiana, but his lack of impact power as a corner outfielder pushed him down to the fourth round. He’s continued to perform in pro ball, abandoning the more line ...
  • Fangraphs
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  • 5/29/2018 3:37:00 PM
  • Northeastern State University Wins Bassmaster College Event At Clear Lake
  • Tyler Craig and Spencer Lambert, fishing for the University of Louisiana at Monroe, also new to Clear Lake, took second with 56-14. The Chico State team of Carson Leber and Tyler Bounds earned third with 55-11. Joey Price and Bobby Fralix of Clemson ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/29/2018 5:48:00 AM
  • Locals I Love: Talking With Michelle Davis
  • She visits her father in Louisiana at least once every two years and is a big fan of gumbo, jambalaya, po’boys and crawfish. She dreams of living in New Orleans one day. I hope for Michelle she gets that opportunity and let’s get to know her better and ...
  • Girl in Florence
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  • 5/28/2018 10:35:00 AM
  • BASS FISHING: Tilley wins BFL tournament on SML
  • A top six finish in the regional championship qualifies a fisherman for the BFL All-American, set for May 31 through June 2, 2019 at Cross Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana.
  • The Franklin News Post
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  • 5/24/2018 9:17:00 PM
  • Where to Catch Big Bass in Louisiana, Mississippi
  • With rivers, lakes, bayous and more, anglers in Mississippi and Louisiana have countless opportunities to catch big bass. Here are a few to try this year. The most popular fish in the country can be found throughout the Magnolia and Bayou states.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/24/2018 6:38:00 PM
  • What killed the bite at the Long Rocks?
  • These are my thoughts as to why this happened. Fishing at the MRGO Long Rocks out of Hopedale, Louisiana was pretty good, at least for a couple weeks. Catching a limit was easy, and we’d leave the fish biting. One day we caught well over 100 speckled ...
  • Louisiana Fishing Blog
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  • 5/24/2018 4:36:00 PM
  • So I Caught My Own Tagged Redfish-And A 62 Year Old Red Drum
  • Most anglers in Texas and Louisiana call the red drum redfish but some call it “channel bass” in parts of Florida. No matter the name it is the top inland sport fish on the Gulf Coast. I thought it would be fun this weekend to dig into some of the ...
  • fishgame.com
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  • 5/24/2018 11:02:00 AM
  • Louisiana: Fisheries/Wildlife Research Symposium June 4 in Baton Rouge
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will host a research symposium June 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at LDWF headquarters in Baton Rouge. The symposium, which will be held in the Louisiana Room, will feature LDWF biologists from across the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2018 7:12:00 AM
  • Easy (and delicious) shrimp recipes
  • After four years, he added crab processing. Then he got into a partnership to create Louisiana Crawfish Wholesalers in St. Martinville and ran the plant, which evolved into packaging whole cooked crawfish for the Swedish market. But when that market ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 5/24/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • New Z-Man Eye Strike Fishing Weedless Eye Jighead
  • We’ve fished the new design in Florida oyster beds, and through dense marsh grass in Louisiana. The Eye Strike Weedless Eye Jighead head has performed flawlessly every time.” To achieve total weed resistance, Fladd evaluated numerous weedguard designs ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/14/2018 6:21:00 AM
  • Record Yellowfin Tuna Payout
  • A 210-pounder was weighed at the Venice Louisiana Marina a few weeks ago. “The Classic is known throughout the Gulf big-game circuit for its record-breaking fish, so adding this division just keeps the tradition going,” Carter says. “We’re ...
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 5/11/2018 5:16:00 PM
  • Where to Fish in May
  • Louisiana’s marshes teem with baitfish, and redfish of all sizes are on their trail. Sight-fishing in ponds and bayous is top-notch, but fishing for schooling bulls on the outside is not yet at its peak. Redfishing in Florida is very productive in May.
  • Salt Water Sportsman
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  • 5/10/2018 4:44:00 PM
  • Record Speckled Trout Is Still Out There
  • This is a regular big trout catching combo in southeastern Louisiana and I have seen it catch a lot of quality fish. In my opinion this could be a killer method for anglers to use in May when the big fish get a little more active and spread out throughout
  • fishgame.com
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  • 5/10/2018 11:48:00 AM
  • 2 Great MS/LA Border Bass Fishing Lakes
  • Mississippi and Louisiana, the two most southern states bordering the Mississippi River, have countless opportunities for bass fishing. Here are two – one in each state – that anglers should consider this year. Anglers in Mississippi and Louisiana are ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/10/2018 1:10:00 AM
  • Three Louisiana Men Found with Over Limit, Undersized Red Drum
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited three men for alleged recreational fishing violations on May 6 in Jefferson Parish. Agents cited Floyd W. Talley, 69, of Marrero, Adam H. Talley, 47, of Lafitte, and Carl J. Delery Jr
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Gulf shrimping closes May 15 in federal waters off Texas
  • Federal waters off Texas are west of the line (from A to B) shown in the map below. Fishermen should not use any other division between Texas and Louisiana federal waters, including lines on NOAA Chart 1116A, which is to be used for mineral rights and ...
  • Lone Star Outdoor News
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  • 5/8/2018 4:42:00 PM
  • Waypoints for Cocodrie & Dulac
  • All of Captain Paul’s Fishing Edge files can be found in Louisiana Sportsman’s Outdoor Store (www.sportsmangear.com). Remember that you must state your brand of GPS unit, your email address and the selected area. The Edge files are NOT brand name ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 5/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
  • New Prize in Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
  • A 210-pounder was weighed at the Venice Louisiana Marina a few weeks ago. “The Classic is known throughout the Gulf big-game circuit for its record-breaking fish, so adding this division just keeps the tradition going,” Carter says. “We’re ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/8/2018 5:39:00 AM
  • Body of Baton Rouge Angler Recovered from Gulf
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents found the deceased body of a missing angler in Plaquemines Parish this morning, May 5. LDWF agents along with the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office and LDWF Wildlife Division staff found .
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  • 5/8/2018 5:38:00 AM
  • Bryan College wins Yeti FLW college fishing event at Lake Chickamauga
  • The 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship will take place May 30-June 1 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission & Red River Waterway Commission. YETI FLW College Fishing is free to enter
  • WTVC
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  • 5/7/2018 10:46:00 PM
  • Skipping College Graduation to go fishing?
  • The 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship will take place May 30-June 1 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission & Red River Waterway Commission. YETI FLW College Fishing is free to enter
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  • 5/7/2018 6:16:00 PM
  • Clear Lake set for Yeti FLW college fishing tournament
  • The 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship will take place May 30-June 1 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission & Red River Waterway Commission. YETI FLW College Fishing is free to enter
  • Ukiah Daily Journal
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  • 5/7/2018 2:33:00 PM
  • Win Prizes by Catching Fish with CCA STAR
  • The CCA Louisiana STAR (Statewide Tournament and Anglers Rodeo) begins on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and last until Labor Day. During the competition, anglers compete for over $500,000 in prizes. Its signature division is the Tagged Redfish Divis
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 5/7/2018 2:02:00 PM
  • Louisiana DWF Opens Online Portal for Fish/Wildlife Restitution Payments
  • BATON ROUGE, La.--The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has expanded its method of collecting payments for civil restitution associated with violations. Violators can now pay their civil restitution online from anywhere at any time ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • Louisiana Sets Red Snapper Season
  • The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission announced the 2018 recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 25 in both state and federal waters. The season will run 7 days a week with a daily bag limit of two fish per person and a 16-inch
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • 810 New Swim Jobs You Might Love
  • Crawfish Aquatics, Louisiana’s Total Swim Program based in Baton Rouge with satellite locations in Lafayette and Thibodaux on the campus of Nicholls State University, is looking to fill the full-time position of Senior Coach in Thibodaux. The position ...
  • SwimSwam
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  • 5/4/2018 2:58:00 PM
  • Get Out and Fish! Event at Ruston, Louisiana, Saturday, May 5
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the City of Ruston remind you to join us for a Get Out and Fish! community fishing event this Saturday, May 5 at Elmore D. Mayfield Park. The pond will be stocked by the Louisiana Wildlife and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/3/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • State committee overturns approval to farm Russian fish
  • Louisiana's House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment overturned a decision by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Tuesday (May 1) that would have opened the door to aquaculture of a Russian fish. Representatives expressed concern ..
  • NOLA.com
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  • 5/1/2018 9:50:00 PM
  • Louisiana Elks To Host Youth Fishing Derby On May 20
  • The Louisiana Elks Lodge 791 will host a Youth Fishing Derby on Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m. until noon at a beautiful private lake on Highway D between Louisiana and Eolia. Kids 13 and under can compete in contests and win awards. All kids must be present
  • The People's Tribune
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  • 5/1/2018 2:05:00 PM
  • Louisiana: Boater Drowns After Fall from Surface-Drive Bateau
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement agents, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and Livingston Parish Fire Department personnel found the deceased body of a missing boater on the Tickfaw River today, April 30.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/1/2018 6:38:00 AM
  • 794 New Swim Jobs You Might Love
  • Crawfish Aquatics, Louisiana’s Total Swim Program based in Baton Rouge with satellite locations in Lafayette and Thibodaux on the campus of Nicholls State University, is looking to fill the full-time position of Senior Coach in Thibodaux. The position ...
  • SwimSwam
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  • 4/30/2018 3:54:00 PM
  • Fellow Captain Fishing Charter on Lake Toho in Kissimmee
  • They were traveling from Louisana to experience Florida Bass Fishing. Coby is a Fishing Captain in Louisiana for inshore species. Jeff also came along on this fishing trip which was one of Coby’s clients. It is always amazing to fish with fellow captains.
  • Bass Fishing Guides
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  • 4/29/2018 4:30:00 PM
  • Someone get poor Jim Acosta hazardous duty pay, quick!
  • A request from NOAA Fisheries for approval of the EFPs was that the federal charter boats not be included. Louisiana and Texas originally planned to include charters in their EFPs but relented and removed them to get the EFPs finalized. “Now the EFPs are .
  • Yellowhammer News
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  • 4/29/2018 2:34:00 PM
  • LAFB Webinars
  • Hi, my name is Devin and I'll be hosting the inshore webinars you see scheduled below. These webinars are designed to teach you knowledge specific to Louisiana's inshore fishing, so you can enjoy catching more speckled trout and redfish in the Boot State!
  • Louisiana Fishing Blog
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  • 4/28/2018 12:05:00 AM
  • Gulf of Mexico Fishing Forecast
  • This FishTrack chlorophyll image shows the blue water associated with the eddy south of Louisiana. This FishTrack altimetry (sea surface height) chart shows a down-welling created by the Loop Current, noted by the positive numbers in the lower righthand ..
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 4/27/2018 6:43:00 PM
  • Louisiana Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshops in Baton Rouge
  • Are you interested in becoming a volunteer instructor for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)? Through LDWF’s Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP), you can learn not only the basics of fishing, but also how to teach ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2018 7:28:00 AM
  • Louisiana: 150 Boaters Certified During Boating Education Lagniappe Day
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) certified 150 boaters statewide after their eighth annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" on April 21. Boating Education Lagniappe Day was at eight locations across the state and consisted of the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2018 7:27:00 AM
  • LDWF's fishing/hunting license fee increase bill fails in House
  • A bill that would have increased most Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses by about 30 percent — and raised almost $7 million annually for the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries — failed on the floor of the House of Representatives Monday.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 4/24/2018 2:07:00 PM
  • Fee Increases for Hunting and Fishing Licenses Killed, for Now
  • The House votes down an attempt to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses in Louisiana. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries wants to boost the fees for basic fishing licenses, saying the dollars are needed to offset financial gaps. More than ...
  • News Radio 710 KEEL
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  • 4/24/2018 1:37:00 PM
  • Louisiana gulf shrimp landings continue to decline
  • Louisiana saw a 63 percent% drop compared to landings during March of 2017. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over
  • Intrafish
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  • 4/23/2018 5:23:00 PM
  • LDWF seeking comment on new fish regs
  • While the latest news for Louisiana’s recreational offshore fishermen is the granting of the Exempted Fishing Permit for red snapper, Wildlife and Fisheries’ Marine Fisheries Section outlined several changes to other fish recreational anglers catch on ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Inshore insights: Sometimes fishing is about much more than the trip
  • And it still does today. I think you can relate to this, and maybe you wonder what you'd do if there was no such thing as Louisiana's inshore fishing. Anyway, with time I discovered this important truth: Fishing is more than "just fishing.” Inshore ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 3/19/2018 4:59:00 PM
  • How I Fish: Lefty Kreh
  • They are the strongest fish I’ve ever seen in my life. My three favorite flyfishing spots in the world are Maine for smallmouths, Los Roques off Venezuela for bonefish, and Louisiana for redfish. The marsh near New Orleans is over 20 miles wide and 80 ...
  • Field & Stream
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  • 3/15/2018 8:04:00 PM
  • Peter's Net's Fishing Adventures
  • Inshore and Coastal fishing of SE Louisiana waters of St. Bernard Parish. Specializing in specs and reds. We offer trips chasing the bulls at the rocks, top water trips, fast action spec fishing, and sight casting for redfish in the skinny waters
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 3/14/2018 9:40:00 PM
  • New Species of Fish Filled the Ocean 66 Million Years Ago
  • The findings by researchers from Yale, the University of California-Los Angeles, Louisiana State University, and the University of Michigan were published March 12 in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution. About 18,000 species of spiny-rayed fishes ...
  • scitechdaily.com
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  • 3/13/2018 5:36:00 PM
  • Texas-Rigged: Lake Fork Double-Digit Bass Run Continues
  • Terrebonne’s lunker largemouth came in six feet of water, and only a few days after the Louisiana man had pulled a 9-pounder from Fork. “I didn’t realize how big the fish was until it turned sideways and I realized it was huge,” said Terrebonne of ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/12/2018 7:55:00 PM
  • Fetch-N-Fish Tub returns to Sportsman Show
  • Returning to the 39th annual Louisiana Sportsman's Show in Gonzales this week is the Fetch-n-Fish Tub, with nationally known Jason Reynolds combining fishing seminars with dog shows. Throughout the show, Reynolds will be featuring his high-flying dogs that
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 3/12/2018 4:52:00 PM
  • Where Y'Eat: Finding More Than Flavor at the Friday Fish Fry
  • And so, naturally, this sets up the old corny joke about what a penance it is to skip meat and instead eat seafood, here, in all places, Louisiana, the fishing net of American seafood. But at the fish fry, there’s more in play than this dish over that ...
  • WWNO
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  • 3/8/2018 10:46:00 PM
  • Louisiana fishing town fights for survival against rising seas
  • We’re going on an American road trip, of sorts, for this week’s Climate Cast. We start in Jean Lafitte, a village in the Louisiana bayou that awaits the impending doom of rising ocean waters taking over the community. The really cool fishing town of # ...
  • Minnesota Public Radio News
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  • 3/8/2018 8:15:00 PM
  • Louisiana Fish Fry Cajun Rice Mix only $1.01 at Walmart
  • Print out the $1.00 On any ONE (1) Louisiana Fish Fry Products® Rice Mix coupon and head over to Walmart. All you need is the ground beef and you have a complete meal. Louisiana Fish Fry Rice Mix: $2.01
  • I Heart The Mart
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  • 3/7/2018 4:03:00 PM
  • Record-breaking bass caught at City Park ahead of annual fishing rodeo
  • Click here for more information. Here’s what you need to fish in City Park, courtesy of the City Park website: To fish in City Park, you need a valid freshwater fishing license from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. No fishing is ...
  • WGNO
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  • 3/7/2018 12:16:00 AM
  • Where to Fish in March
  • Trolling live hardtails or diving plugs pays off big. Southeast Louisiana’s famous lumps still draw plenty of trophy-size yellowfins and schools of 40- to 100-pounders to chase flying fish in open water, or hardtails and other baitfish under floating ...
  • Salt Water Sportsman
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  • 3/6/2018 11:44:00 PM
  • Louisiana DWF Offers Fishing Programs in Greater Lafayette Area
  • This spring, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will bring two of its most popular aquatic outreach programs to Youngsville for local residents and the surrounding greater Lafayette area – the Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/6/2018 8:13:00 AM
  • Modern fish Act clears Senate committee
  • Those opposed, namely commercial fishing associations, restaurant groups, including the Louisiana Restaurant Association, and the Environmental Defense Fund, decried the Senate committee’s action. “We strongly support real solutions that improve the ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 3/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Do-ahead fish soup bases make for easy dinner parties
  • This version calls for fresh salmon and bay scallops. I add some lump crab when I want to impress. Sharp, tangy, Louisiana-style red-pepper hot sauce adds kick. The creamy soup base is so good, you could skip the fish and turn it into vegetable chowder ...
  • Grand Island Independent
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  • 3/3/2018 5:04:00 AM
  • This Weekend on Discovery Channel
  • You won’t want to miss this weekend’s lineup! Scott Martin Challenge – 5:30am EST – This is the Final Showdown between Rob Terkla and Scott Martin versus Alex Peric and Louisiana Legend Billy Nicholas in the Delta for Giant Redfish. Chasin’ the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Fish soup bases make for easy dinner
  • This version calls for fresh salmon and bay scallops. I add some lump crab when I want to impress. Sharp, tangy, Louisiana-style red-pepper hot sauce adds kick. The creamy soup base is so good, you could skip the fish and turn it into vegetable chowder ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 3/1/2018 12:07:00 AM
  • Louisiana Hunting/Fishing Licenses Possibly Seeing Huge Price Increase
  • Though the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries can tout they've not had any price increase for hunting and fishing licenses over the last 18 years, it would appear as though they'd like to make up for all 18 years in one fell swoop. In an ...
  • News Radio 710 KEEL
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  • 2/28/2018 5:08:00 PM
  • Fee hikes for Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses sought
  • BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is seeking to boost the fees for basic fishing licenses, saying the dollars are needed to offset financial gaps. Jack Montoucet, a former lawmaker who leads the agency, said Monday ...
  • The Natchez Democrat
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  • 2/28/2018 6:37:00 AM
  • Fee hikes for Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses sought
  • BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is seeking to boost the fees for basic fishing licenses, saying the dollars are needed to offset financial gaps. Jack Montoucet, a former lawmaker who leads the agency, said Monday ..
  • KALB
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  • 2/27/2018 7:04:00 PM
  • 2018 Louisiana Bass Fishing Outlook
  • There are numerous locales where you’ll find some great Louisiana bass fishing, but some lakes, rivers and bayous are better than others. In the Bayou State, anglers can pull bass from the water year ‘round. Massive impoundments, meandering rivers ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/27/2018 4:59:00 PM
  • La. leaders propose raising hunting, fishing licenses fees
  • Like a lot of Louisiana's government, the agency that oversees our waterways and parks has taken a hit in funding. It could mean changes, especially in hunting and fishing licenses. "The people who will actually benefit by using our facilities, our 1.5 ...
  • WAFB
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  • 2/27/2018 7:03:00 AM
  • World’s best Ooey Gooey: Belle Chasse, Louisiana at Friday Fish Fry
  • BELLE CHASSE, La- Have you had your Ooey Gooey lately? Do you know what an Ooey Gooey is? WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood finds the world's best Ooey Gooey at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church's Friday Fish Fry. It's in Belle ..
  • WGNO
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  • 2/26/2018 3:32:00 PM
  • Every Restaurant in David Chang's 'Ugly Delicious' Show on Netflix
  • Cajun Corner Seafood (939 Behrman Hwy., Gretna, La., 504-301-1121): Serves blue crabs, crawfish, and gulf shrimp cooked in the traditional Louisiana way (boiled). "You know, I don't think they're ready for the fusion," says co-owner Georgette Dang.
  • Food & Wine
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  • 2/25/2018 7:59:00 PM
  • Louisiana: DWF Announces Crab Trap Rodeo--Volunteers Needed
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will again host its annual Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo, a volunteer derelict crab trap cleanup event, Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2018 7:24:00 AM
  • This Week on the Discovery Channel
  • Blue Crab run 365 days a year in Louisiana and as you know you can put crab on anything and it just makes it taste better. Jimmy Houston Outdoors – 5:30am EST – In the first part of the show, Jimmy is fishing with Wally Marshall, Mr. Crappie.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2018 7:24:00 AM
  • Louisiana DWF Cites 3 for Red Drum, Black Drum Violations
  • A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent cited three Louisiana men for alleged fishing violations in Plaquemines Parish on Feb. 15. The agent cited David Lee Kimbrough Jr., 46 of Kenner, Michael Bazile Jr., 44, of New Orleans, and Devin ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2018 7:10:00 AM
  • Bull Redfish: Extreme Fish Living in Extreme Places
  • It was time to step out of my own comfort zone and explore more of what the fishing world has to offer. My favorite adventure so far – the Louisiana gulf coast, where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. This is an account of my first trip to ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/21/2018 7:30:00 AM
  • Fish soup bases make for easy dinner parties
  • This version calls for fresh salmon and bay scallops. I add some lump crab when I want to impress. Sharp, tangy, Louisiana-style red-pepper hot sauce adds kick. The creamy soup base is so good, you could skip the fish and turn it into vegetable chowder ...
  • Herald & Review
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  • 2/20/2018 6:04:00 PM
  • BCKFC 'fish pics' tourney marred by alleged cheating scandal
  • Many sportsmen are not aware that cheating in a Louisiana hunting or fishing contest can be a felony if the highest prize value in the contest is $100 or more. The specific statute is as follows: LSA-R.S.14:214. Fishing or hunting contest fraud A.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 2/18/2018 6:37:00 PM
  • Louisiana Women's Fishing Workshop Registration Open
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), CCA Louisiana, National Wildlife Federation, Cabela’s, and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation (LWFF) are teaming up to present two Women’s Fishing Workshops this ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/16/2018 8:42:00 AM

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