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Free Bowfishing Permit Required for Private and Charter Anglers

A recreational saltwater bowfishing permit is now required for private and charter bow fishermen. The permit is free of charge and will be valid one year from the date issued. The permit can be obtained only online through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ website.


The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation will host a Whooping Crane Art Expo in February, in honor of the Whooping Crane project at white lake wetlands conservation area In Louisiana. Learn more here.

Speckled Trout Limits Have Been Changed

The new speckled trout size and daily creel limits go into effect and will be enforced beginning November 20. The new regulations are as follows: - Size limit: 13-20 inches total length, only two fish included within the daily creel limit can be greater than 20 inches total length - Daily Creel: 15-fish daily limit per angler - Charterboat guides and crew will not be able to retain a creel limit while on a charter trip but may engage in fishing

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