Commerical Regulations


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

This brochure is in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this brochure. If you would like a printed copy, please contact LDWF Headquarters at 1-800-256-2749.

Commercial Fishing Regulations