Commerical Regulations


This pamphlet presents an up-to-date summary of statewide commercial fishing regulations in Louisiana. 

The Louisiana Commercial Fishing Regulations pamphlet is updated annually, typically in December of each year.  However, please note that information presented here is subject to change by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Legislature, and/or the federal government.  In those cases, the emergency changes will be posted on this website.

Major changes from the previous year are indicated in the front of the pamphlet.

All files are in PDF format.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.  If you wish to instead receive a printed copy, please contact LDWF Headquarters at 1-800-256-2749.