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Speckled Trout Limits Change November 20

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

UPDATE: Redfish Regulation Change

A Legislative oversight hearing was held today for the Red Drum Notice of Intent (NOI) to modify the size and bag limit regulations. That NOI proposed to adjust the fishing regulations to an 18-24 inch slot limit with a three fish daily creel limit, no oversized fish allowed, and no guide limits allowed while on a charter guide trip. The House and Senate Joint Natural Resources Committee voted 8-2 to find the NOI unacceptable, with the caveat that they would find favorable a proposal that included a 18-27 inch slot limit with a four fish daily creel limit, no oversized fish allowed, and no guide limits allowed.

Chronic Wasting Disease Testing and Drop-Off Locations

Free Chronic Wasting Disease testing is available to all hunters. For testing information and a list of drop-off locations visit this link.

Submit Your Artwork to be Featured on Our Hard License Card

Are you an artist or love photographing the Louisiana Outdoors? We are looking for some iconic Louisiana outdoor artwork. We are looking for user-submitted, original artwork or photographs of Louisiana wildlife, game, fish, or scenic images to be featured on our new durable license cards.

Commercial/Charter Flood Disaster Equipment Grant

This program provides up to $30,000 for eligible expenses to restore fisheries and related communities affected by the Louisiana 2019 flood disaster. The program is open to commercial fishermen, vessel owners, seafood docks, processors and charter captains. Learn more...

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