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  • LDWF offers online renewal for commercial licenses

    December 26, 2012 8:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says commercial licenses can now be renewed online. People who have commercial licenses from the department can renew them at www.wlf.louisiana.gov/licenses . Until now, commercial licenses could be renewed only by mail or in person at the department's... more »
  • State reopens waters to commercial crabbers

    November 9, 2010 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife and fisheries regulators have ordered an emergency reopening of commercial crabbing in parts of the state's inside and outside territorial waters within the Mississippi River Delta. The reopening includes parts of state waters extending seaward one-quarter mile or more from the shoreline between... more »
  • Another Portion Gulf Reopened to Commercial and Recreational Fishing

    October 5, 2010 3:56 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Another portion of the Gulf of Mexico has been reopened to commercial and recreational fishing after federal scientists found no oil contamination to bar consumption of seafood. The 2,927 square-mile area is located off eastern Louisiana, about 40 miles south of the BP well that spewed... more »
  • More Federal Waters in Gulf Open to Fishing

    September 3, 2010 3:56 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - More federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle are open to commercial and recreational fishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the 3,114-square mile area had a low risk for future exposure to oil. Tuna, swordfish, mahi mahi and other... more »
  • Commercial Fishing Reopening Process Begins for East of Miss. Delta

    September 1, 2010 12:10 PM

    FDA and NOAA Agree with LDWF on Sampling in Closed Fishing Areas East of the Mississippi River Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) concurred with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' (LDWF) request to begin the process to re-open state waters... more »
  • More LA Waters Opened to Commercial Crabbing

    August 22, 2010 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reopened some state waters east of the Mississippi River's Southwest Pass to commercial crabbing. The areas had been closed because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Areas reopened on Friday to sport fishing remain closed to commercial... more »
  • Several Areas of LA's Waters Reopened to Commercial Fishing in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Plaquemines and Jefferson Parishes

    August 16, 2010 11:21 AM

    Several areas of Louisiana's state waters were reopened Saturday, August 14 to commercial fishing in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Plaquemines and Jefferson parishes, showing more progress for Louisiana's fishing industry. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries ( LDWF) in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered an emergency... more »
  • Commercial fishing reopens in SE La

    July 30, 2010 9:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Commercial fishermen were allowed back in some Louisiana waters east of the Mississippi River on Friday after federal authorities said samples of finfish and shrimp taken there were safe to eat. The opening came two weeks after a cap at the wellhead stopped oil from spilling... more »
  • Decision On Whether Waters Can Be Opened To Commercial Fishing

    July 15, 2010 4:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal says he's expecting a decision from federal authorities within days on whether most Louisiana state waters can be opened to commercial fishing. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission decided Wednesday to open the areas to recreational fishing after hearing that every oyster, fish,... more »
  • Shop Fire Leaves One Man Dead

    May 19, 2010 7:13 AM

    Baton Rouge LA, State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning announced that his office is investigating a fire at a business that claimed the life of a man. The Covington Fire Department was summoned on May 18, 2010 at 04:04hrs to 621 N. Jackson St. in Covington Louisiana to a report... more »
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Kwik Stop Burglary

    November 18, 2009 11:58 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's assistance to identify the 3 Suspects who committed a Commercial Burglary in the early morning hours of Monday November 9, 2009. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify the suspects who broke into the Kwik Stop... more »

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