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State Policy News

Sept. 8, 2017
LCBA Makes Strides for Public Access at 2017 Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit

Sept. 8, 2017
Four Captains' Meetings Across Louisiana Coast in September

Aug. 1, 2017
Call to action: Federally-Permitted Charter Captains Currently Left Out of "Red Snapper Act of 2017"

July 31, 2017
LCBA speaks to LWF Commission at July Meeting

June 30, 2017
State Legislature: Session Recap

June 30, 2017
LCBA Supports Our Lake Charles-Area Captains at State Capitol

June 29, 2017
FAQ: What's Going On with Red Snapper Management

May 31, 2017
After Discussing Red Snapper State Management with LDWF, Charter Captains and Recreational Anglers Feel Deceived by EFP Announcement

May 5, 2017
LDWF Pledges Commitment to Red Snapper State Management

April 4, 2017
LCBA to Provide Input on Red Snapper Management at April LWF Commission Meeting

March 29, 2017
Stakeholders Oppose Resolution’s Unintended Consequences to Hunting and Fishing Community

March 29, 2017
LCBA Fights for Public Water Access at State Capitol

March 29, 2017
LCBA Presents Gulf Council Update at March LWF Commission Meeting

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

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

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

Dec. 12, 2016
Important Change: LDWF Now Requiring Proof of Commercial Liability Insurance for Charter-For-Hire License Renewal

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

Nov. 28, 2016
December LWF Commission Meeting Agenda 

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

Oct. 31, 2016
November LWF Commission Meeting Agenda

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

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

Oct. 7, 2016
LWF Commission reopens weekend recreational red snapper harvest in state waters; no NOAA letter made public by Melancon

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

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

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. 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. 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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