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LDWF Launches Making It Last Campaign

LDWF is proud to share our Making It Last campaign—an effort to highlight the critical work we do to conserve our natural resources and ensure they're here for generations to come.

Apply for CARES Act Assistance

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which provides $14.8 million in assistance to Louisiana fishing industries. Deadline for applications is 11:59 pm on November 23, 2020. Learn how to apply.

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Get your HIP certification online or at LDWF Headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge. No course or test is required; simply answer a few short registration questions. HIP certification is no longer available at retail license vendors.

LDWF Releases White Papers on 2019 Fisheries Disaster and CARES Act Fisheries Funding

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Hot Topic: Spotted Seatrout

The latest information about spotted seatrout: public meeting dates, stock status, management options, regulatory processes, presentations, and reports.

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