A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent cited a Galliano man for alleged fishing violations on Jan. 31 on the Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
Senior Agent Michael Marques cited Rufino Gonzalez-Ibarra, 34, for taking and possessing over the legal limit of black drum, possessing undersized black drum and possessing undersized red drum.
While on patrol, Senior Agent Marques found Gonzalez-Ibarra in possession of 26 black drum and one red drum, all of which were under the minimum size of 16 inches. The legal limit for black drum is five per person per day making Gonzalez-Ibarra four times over the legal limit.
Possessing over the legal limit of black drum and possessing undersized black drum and red drum each brings a $100 to $350 fine and up to 60 days in jail for each offense.
For more information, contact Adam Einck at 225-765-2465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.