The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2023, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Approval of December 7, 2023 Agenda
  5. Adoption of November 2, 2023 Commission Meeting Minutes
  6. Presentation of the Carnegie Medal to Sgt. Stephen Rhodes
  7. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege
  8. Enforcement Report, November 2023 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division
  9. Receive a Report on the Legislative Oversight Hearing for Red Drum Regulations and Consider Changes to the Proposed Rule – Jason Adriance, Marine Fisheries Biologist
  10. Receive a Report on the Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement (FEIS) Related to the Menhaden Buffer Notice of Intent – Dr. Jack Isaacs, Economist
  11. Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent to Modify Possession Limits for Certain Fish Species While on Multi-Day Charter Fishing Trips – Patrick Banks, Assistant Secretary (Acting)
  12. Receive a Status Update of Crappie Populations and Regulations in Louisiana – Robby Maxwell, Inland Fisheries Biologist
  13. Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent for Rule Changes to the Reptile and Amphibian Regulations – Keri Lejeune, State Herpetologist
  14. Receive Public Comments
  15. Adjournment

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