Louisiana Fisheries Forward Commercial Crab Gear Requirements

Each applicant must successfully complete a NASBLA-approved boating safety class.

Exceptions: If you have already taken the boater’s course prior to the launch of this program and your certificate is still valid, you are not required to retake this course. Also, vessel captains licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard are exempt from the boater safety certification requirement.

To begin the boating safety class or view classroom course locations in your area, click on one of the following links: