LDWF Reminds Offshore Anglers That An ROLP Is Still Needed During Free Fishing Weekend

Release Date: 06/07/2019

LDWF would like to remind anglers that during this free fishing weekend, June 8 and 9, that a Recreational Offshore Landing Permit (ROLP) is still needed when possessing tunas, snappers, groupers, amberjacks, hinds, cobia, wahoo, dolphin fish, billfish, and swordfish,.  When registering for an ROLP anglers should choose the “Free Fishing Weekend 2019” option when asked for their license type.  Registering for an ROLP in this manner does not require a fishing license number and the ROLP will be valid Saturday, June 8, 2019 and Sunday, June 9, 2019.

To register for an ROLP please go to https://rolp.wlf.la.gov or download the ROLP app in the Apple App Store: click here or Google Play Store: click here.

The department also urges anglers’ voluntary participation in its electronic reporting program to improve recreational harvest data collection. To learn how to participate in voluntarily reporting your catch, please reference the appropriate link below, depending on the make of your cellular device.


ROLP mobile app (Android phone)
ROLP mobile app (iPhone)