Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission took action on a Notice of Intent to modify the commercial and recreational limits for greater amberjack harvest.

The commercial trip limit will decrease from 2,000 pounds whole weight to 1,500 pounds whole weight. The recreational size limit will increase from 30 to 34 inches fork length.

Earlier in 2015, the National Marine Fisheries Service promulgated rules establishing this commercial trip limit reduction and recreational size limit increase. Today’s action will provide consistency with federal regulations.
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LDWF Seeks Aquatic Volunteer Instructors

Posted February 7, 2016 By NewsEngine

Are you are passionate about Louisiana’s fisheries or teaching others how to fish? Then the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has a great opportunity for you. LDWF will offer a free Aquatic Volunteer Instructor workshop in Slidell at the Towers Building on Wednesday, February 17.

This 8-hour instructional workshop led by staff biologists will provide instruction on various fisheries topics including fishing techniques, fisheries management, knot tying, fish tagging, proper fish identification and more.
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Possible Hunter Sight-In Range in Lancaster County

Posted February 7, 2016 By NewsEngine

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host two public informational meetings to discuss the proposed placement of a single bench and berm for hunters to sight-in firearms at Killdeer Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Lancaster County.

The meetings will be Feb. 16 at the Spring Creek Audubon Center, 11700 S.W. 100th St., Denton, and Feb. 18 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln. Both meetings will begin at 6 p.m.

Killdeer WMA is located 2½ miles north of Martell.

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