The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission announced the 2020 recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 22 in both state and federal waters. The season will run weekends only (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday including the Monday of Memorial Day and the Monday of Labor Day, July 4th falls on a Saturday and will be part of the season as designated) with a daily bag limit of two fish per person and a 16-inch total length minimum size limit.
Spring squirrel hunting season begins Saturday in Louisiana and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds hunters to use social distancing practices due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Spring squirrel season runs from May 2-24. The daily bag limit for squirrels during the spring is three with nine as the possession limit for the season.
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) Father/Child FUN (Families Understanding Nature) Camp scheduled for May 1-3 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education Center has been canceled.
The event is among many affiliated with LDWF that have been either canceled or postponed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
LDWF Advises Public to Leave Suspected Injured or Orphaned Wildlife and Birds Alone
With families spending more time at home and out and about in their neighborhoods due to the coronavirus pandemic, they may notice the abundance of wildlife and birds with which Louisiana is blessed.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would like to remind the public that the best practice is to leave wildlife and birds alone and undisturbed even if you suspect them to be injured or orphaned.
LDWF to Hold Public Hearing on Hunting Season Rules and Regulations Amendments on April 20 at 10 a.m
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold an administrative public hearing on amendments made to the 2020-21 hunting season rules and regulations Monday (April 20) at 10 a.m. via Zoom webinar.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the Governor’s stay at home order, LDWF will hold this meeting via webinar.