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Lagniappe Fisheries Newsletter

Lagniappe Fisheries Newsletter

Welcome to Lagniappe, the Louisiana Sea Grant and LSU AgCenter fisheries newsletter. This monthly newsletter provides a variety of commercial and recreational fishing information including species profiles, state and federal regulation changes, shrimp landings information, and general interest stories related to fisheries in Louisiana. If you wold like to receive an e-mail notification when a new issue is available, subscribe by sending an email to [email protected].

Visit the Lagniappe blog at http://louisianalagniappe.wordpress.com for additional or timely information we just can’t fit in the monthly newsletter.

Archived versions of the newsletter from 1977 to 2018 are available on our Louisiana Fisheries website at www.seagrantfish.lsu.edu/resources/lagniappe/

Recent Issues

Lagniappe, October 2021

October 2021

  • Tiger Shark (The Wastebasket of the Sea)
  • Digital Fishing Licenses with LA Wallet
  • USDA Grant Program Available to Seafood Producers/Processors
  • Notice of Intent to Add Coastal Buffer Zones to Gulf Menhaden Harvest Regulations
  • 2021-2022 Oyster Season for Public Areas
  • New Oyster Reef Constructed in Caillou Lake
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Catfish and Shrimp LaFitte
  • view the October 2021 issue
Lagniappe, September 2021

September 2021

  • Pretty in Pink
  • Revised Reporting Requirements for Federal Seafood Dealers through Oct. 8, 2021
  • Four Crab Trap Closures Along Louisiana Coast in 2022
  • Additional Meeting Dates for Skimmer Turtle Excluder Device Reimbursement Program
  • Modifications to Vessel Monitoring System Reporting Requirements for Gulf Federally Permitted Charter and Headboat Vessels
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – BBQ Shrimp Sliders
  • view the September 2021 issue
Lagniappe, August 2021

August 2021

  • Blue Marlin (Man in the Blue Suit)
  • Fall Inshore Shrimp Season
  • Six Fish Consumption Advisories in Southeast Louisiana
  • Life Jacket Safety Reminder from the Coast Guard
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Alligator Hash
  • view the August 2021 issue
Lagniappe, July 2021

July 2021

  • Feared and Ferocious
  • Information Needed on Protecting Vessels During Storms
  • Webinars to Assist Skimmer Trawl Fishermen with Turtle Excluder Device (TEDs) Installation
  • New Protected Species Handling and Reporting Information for Shrimp Trawl Fisheries
  • Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season
  • Women’s Fishing 101 Workshop
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Commander’s Turtle Soup
  • view the June 2021 issue
Lagniappe, June 2021

June 2021

  • Lively Named Louisiana Sea Grant Executive Director
  • More Secure Mooring Systems for Alternative Oyster Culture Researched
  • Grants Available for Alternative Oyster Culture
  • Artificial Reef Program Reminds Shrimpers of Reef Locations in Lake Borgne, Mississippi Sound Federal Commercial Fishing Regulations Available in the Fish Rules Commercial App
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Linguine with Crab Meat
  • view the June 2021 issue
Lagniappe, May 2021

May 2021

  • Fishery Related Bills for the 2021 Louisiana Legislative Session
  • Safety Watch: Falling Overboard – The Number One Killer of Commercial Fisherman
  • Opening Dates for the Spring Inshore Shrimp Season
  • Notice of Intent to Update the Domesticated Aquatic Organism Rules
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Southwest Okie Catfish
  • view the May 2021 issue
Lagniappe, April 2021

April 2021

  • Undocumented Flounder Population Decline Discovered
  • The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Adds 14 Additional Reefs
  • Limpkins
  • Delay in the Effective Date for Turtle Excluder Device Use for all Skimmer Trawl Vessels 40 Feet or Longer
  • Online Ordering for Oyster Hatchery Larvae
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Louisiana Crawfish Cornbread Muffins
  • view the April 2021 issue
Lagniappe, March 2021

March 2021

  • The DESCEND Act of 2020 will go into effect in January 2022
  • LSG Helps Develop Oyster Broodstock, Robotic Oyster Farming
  • Delinquent and Canceled Oyster Lease List Available Online
  • Process to Lift Oyster Moratorium
  • January Council Meeting Summary
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Oyster and Mushroom Tart
  • view the March 2021 issue
Lagniappe, February 2021

February 2021

  • ULL Scientists Discover New Species of Hermit Crab in Gulf of Mexico
  • Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Expansion
  • Weekly For-Hire Reporting Webinars
  • America’s Third Coast
  • Increasing Gray Triggerfish and Lane Snapper Catch Limits
  • Council Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award Presented to Sergeant Scott Dupre
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Louisiana Crawfish Crepes
  • view the February 2021 issue
Lagniappe, January 2021

January 2021

  • Increasing the Shelf Life of Fresh Crawfish Tail Meat
  • COVID-19 Second Relief Bill
  • New Video by the Oil Spill Team
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Request for Proposals 2022-2023 Competitive Research Program
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Broiled Gulf Oysters
  • view the January 2021 issue

 

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