For Immediate Release
December 29, 2015
Contact: Rene LeBreton
Public Information LDWF
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) reminds anglers that there is a closed season for the recreational harvest of gag grouper from January 1st through June 30th of each year.
Additionally, the recreational harvest of black, red, yellowfin and yellowmouth groupers closes from February 1st to March 31st of each year seaward of the 20 fathom (120 foot) curve.
For additional information regarding fishing regulations, seasons or rules in state waters, visit FishLA.org. For regulations currently in place in federal waters off of Louisiana. Please check those rules at http://www.gulfcouncil.org under “Fishing Regulations.”
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.