News

March 20, 2017
Bad NOAA Fisheries Sampling Data, or Florida Overharvest, or Both, Closes Federal Recreational Amberjack Season for Rest of 2017  

Feb 28, 2017
Louisiana Saltwater Fishing: February Recap / March Outlook 

Feb. 17, 2017
All LCBA Members Invited to Attend March 17 General Membership Meeting

Feb. 17, 2017
Video: Central / Grand Isle Basin Report

Feb. 15, 2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Decals and Fees for Gulf Charter and Headboat Permits

Feb. 9, 2017
Gulf Council Approves Implementation of Electronic Logbooks for Federally-Permitted Charter-For-Hire Fleet

Jan. 31, 2017
Jan-Feb 2017 Gulf Council Meeting Day 2 Recap 

Jan. 31, 2017
Louisiana Saltwater Fishing: January Recap / February Outlook

Jan. 30, 2017
Jan-Feb 2017 Gulf Council Meeting Day 1 Recap

Jan. 25, 2017
Please Show Up and Speak During the Gulf Council's Public Comments Session Feb. 1

Jan. 25, 2017
Primer: What Will Be Discussed at Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 New Orleans Gulf Council Meeting

Jan. 19, 2017
Red Snapper Sector Separation Upheld by Federal Appeals Court 

Jan. 13, 2017
Gulf Council’s Charter and Headboat APs Clash and Compromise on Amendments 41 and 42 

Jan. 12, 2017
Reminder: All Landed Swordfish, Billfish and Bluefin Tuna Must Be Reported Within 24 Hours

Jan. 12, 2017
Captains Should Prepare for Another Short Greater Amberjack Season in 2017

Jan. 5, 2017
State Recreational Red Snapper Season Begins Feb. 1, Open Seven Days Per Week

Jan. 4, 2017
LDWF to Take Input from Federally-Permitted Charter Captains During Jan. 10-12 Meetings

Jan. 3, 2017
January LWF Commission Meeting Agenda

Dec. 30, 2016
LCBA Eager to Work with New LDWF Sec. Jack Montoucet

Dec. 30, 2016
Louisiana saltwater fishing: December Recap / January Outlook

Dec. 29, 2016
Public Comments Accepted Until Jan. 30 On King Mackerel Proposed Management Modifications

Dec. 27, 2016
Video: New Orleans West Basin Report

Dec. 26, 2016
No Recreational Gray Triggerfish Season in State and Federal Waters in 2017

Dec. 16, 2016
Gulf Council’s Charter and Headboat Advisory Panels to Jointly Meet in NOLA Jan 9-10

Dec. 16, 2016
Survey: LCBA staff wants to know which issues matter to our captains most

Dec. 16, 2016
Important Change: LDWF Now Requiring Proof of Commercial Liability Insurance for Charter-For-Hire License Renewal 

Dec. 15, 2016
No More 2016 Recreational Red Snapper Harvest in State Waters

Dec. 15, 2016
Proposed Dusky Shark Amendment May Have More Consequences Than Initially Expected

Dec. 14, 2016
Melancon To Be Out: LCBA Pleased with Change, Looks Forward to Working with Next LDWF Secretary

Dec. 5, 2016
Red Snapper Sector Separation Sunset Provision Extended Five Years

Nov. 30, 2016
CPRA to Take Public Comments on Proposed Plans

Nov. 30, 2016
Louisiana Saltwater Fishing: November Recap / December Outlook

Nov. 28, 2016
December LWF Commission Meeting Agenda

Nov. 28, 2016
LPBF Releases Nov. 14-20 Hydrocoast Maps

Nov. 28, 2016
CPRA Nov. 30 Board Meeting Agenda

Nov. 17, 2016
CPRA Awarded More Than $245M for Sediment Diversion Projects 

Nov. 15, 2016
LDWF Discontinues the Louisiana Saltwater Series 

Nov. 15, 2016
Gulf Council to Hold Dec. 7 Public Hearing in Houma on King Mackerel Proposed Changes 

Nov. 15, 2016
LPBF Releases Oct. 31 Through Nov. 6 Hydrocoast Maps

Nov. 10, 2016
No Recreational Gray Triggerfish Season in 2017

Nov. 7, 2016
Video: Central / Houma Basin Report

Nov. 4, 2016
LCBA to hold Captain’s Dinner in Venice Friday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 31, 2016
November LWF Commission Meeting Agenda 

Oct. 31, 2016
Louisiana Saltwater Fishing: October Recap / November Outlook

Oct. 25, 2016
LPBF Releases Oct. 3-9 Hydrocoast Maps 

Oct. 21, 2016
October Gulf Council Meeting Days 3 and 4 Recap

Oct. 20, 2016
CPRA Updates Projects in Quarterly Progress Report

Oct. 18, 2016
October Gulf Council Meeting Day 2 Recap 

Oct. 17, 2016
October Gulf Council Meeting Day 1 Recap

Oct. 17, 2016
Video: New Orleans East Basin Report

Oct. 12, 2016
NOAA Indicates It Won’t Share Red Snapper Data with States if Graves Bill Passes 

Oct. 12, 2016
NOAA: Fishermen May Catch More Red Grouper in Gulf; Season Not Expected to Close 

Oct. 7, 2016
LWF Commission Reopens Weekend Recreational Red Snapper Harvest in State Waters; no NOAA Letter Made Public by Melancon 

Oct. 5, 2016
Radical Environmental Group Attempting to Destroy Louisiana’s Charter-for-Hire Industry

Oct. 5, 2016
South Carolina Man Arrested for Guiding Charter Trip Without License

Oct. 4 2016
LWF Commission to Consider Reopening State Waters to Red Snapper Fishing at Oct. 6 Meeting

Oct. 4, 2016
LPBF Releases Sept. 19-25 Hydrocoast Report, Maps for Pontchartrain Basin

Sept. 30, 2016
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation Releases Sept. Barataria Basin Hydrocoast Maps

Sept. 30, 2016
Gulf Council Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter Advisory Panel Opposes Fixed VMS, Supports East/West Gulf Biomass/Effort to Help Apportion Quota

Sept. 28, 2016
Win a Free Inshore Fishing Trip for Two with an LCBA Member Captain! 

Sept. 26, 2016
Gulf Council to Hold Coral Stakeholder Engagement Meeting in Houma

Sept. 21, 2016
LDWF Considering Lifting SARS Moratorium; Captains Encouraged to Voice Support for Lift

Sept. 20, 2016
LDWF Releases Positive Outlook on State’s Speckled Trout Stock; Fishermen Remain Skeptical

Sept. 19, 2016
Gov. Edwards Supports State Management of Red Snapper but Can’t Get Behind Graves Bill

Sept. 16, 2016
Six October CPRA Community Conversations are Opportunities for Member Captains to Impact 2017 Coastal Master Plan

Sept. 14, 2016
Gulf Council to Accept Public Comments on Logbooks During Sept. 28 Webinar
 

Sept. 14, 2016
Video: Bill Dance Expresses Affection for Louisiana Fishing, LCBA 

Sept. 9, 2016
Videos: Ben Weber Represents LCBA on Louisiana Sportsman TV

Sept. 9, 2016
LCBA Advocates for Charter Industry, Is Encouraged by Dialogue at Red Snapper Summit

Sept. 8, 2016
Gulf Council’s Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter Advisory Panel to Discuss Amendment 41, Logbooks in Kenner

Sept. 2, 2016
LDWF, Sea Grant Reschedule Public Meetings on Proposed Lake Pontchartrain, Calcasieu Lake Artificial Reef Project 

Sept. 2, 2016
LWF Commission Discusses Oyster Seasons, Waterfowl Populations

Aug. 31, 2016
LWF Commission Releases Sept. 1 Meeting Agenda 

Aug. 29, 2016
Artificial Reef Council to Meet Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. 

Aug. 26, 2016
State Recreational Red Snapper Season to Close Sept. 5

Aug. 26, 2016
THANK YOU to Our Member Captains who Participated in the Cajun Navy

Aug. 23, 2016
Check Out LCBA’s New Weather Page

Aug. 18, 2016
Gulf Council Meeting Day 3 Recap

Aug. 16, 2016
Gulf Council Meeting Day 2 Recap

Aug. 15, 2016
Gulf Council Meeting Day 1 Recap

Aug. 11, 2016
Tips for Getting the Most out of Giving Public Testimony 

Aug. 10, 2016
Graves-Melancon spat: Politicians Play Games While the Future of the Charter Fishing Industry Hangs in the Balance

Aug. 9, 2016
It's Time to Speak Up when the Gulf Council Convenes in New Orleans Aug. 15-18

Aug. 9, 2016
Cut Off's Ivy Robichaux, 14, Catches Pending Junior Female World Record Tarpon

Aug. 8, 2016
Gulf Council Comes to NOLA for August Meeting

Aug. 5, 2016
Guide Discount Program on the Way

Aug. 4, 2016
LCBA Offering Free Membership to All Licensed and Insured Charter Captains

Aug. 4, 2016
With More Season Closures, Increased Questions on LDWF’s Sudden Step Backwards in Pushing for Regional Management of our Fisheries

Aug. 3, 2016
LCBA Partners with Guy Harvey Online, Bill Dance Outdoors to Increase Your Exposure

Aug. 3, 2016
Allen Templet of Paincourtville Catches G.I. Rodeo Record Warsaw Grouper

Aug 3, 2016
2016 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo Results

Aug. 3, 2016
LCBA Welcomes Communications Manager Richard Fischer

Aug. 2, 2016
NOAA Fisheries Finally Backs Adaptive Fish Allocation Management, however Commitments and Timelines Remain Devoid from Policy

Aug. 1, 2016
LWF Commission Releases Aug. 4 Meeting Agenda

July 29, 2016
Recreational Gray Triggerfish State and Federal Fishing Season Will Remain Closed

July 28, 2016
Recreational Greater Amberjack State and Federal Fishing Season Will Remain Closed

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