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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

Image: Lagniappe, February 2024

February 2024

  • Sheepshead
  • Fall Inshore Shrimp Season to Close in a Portion of State Waters
  • Final Louisiana Red Snapper Landing Estimates for 2023
  • Seismic Public Meeting Notice
  • The 2023 Census of Aquaculture needs participants, census applications will be accepted through March 1
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Crawfish Pimento Cheese Dip
  • view the February 2024 issue
Image: Lagniappe, January 2024

January 2024

  • Cold Weather Crawfish
  • Free Required Bowfishing Permit for Private and Charter Anglers Required Starting Jan. 1, 2024
  • Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Approves Notice of Intent to Establish Possession Limits for Multi-Day Charter Boat Trips
  • NOAA Fisheries Seeks Volunteers for Research Study to Modernize Shrimp Data Collection in the Gulf of Mexico
  • NOAA Announces Greater Amberjack Commercial Trip Limit Reduction: Effective January 1, 2024
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Loaded Blue Crab Frittata
  • view the January 2024 issue
Lagniappe, December 2023

December 2023

  • NOAA Fisheries withdraws Proposal to Expand Seafood Import Monitoring Program
  • The Efficacy of Slot Limits
  • New Speckled Trout Regulations went into Effect Nov. 20, 2023
  • Commercial Large Coastal Sharks Possession Limit Will Increase to 55 Sharks When Season Opens Jan. 1, 2024
  • NOAA Fisheries will withhold a Portion of the 2024 Gag Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Allocation in Anticipation of a Quota Reduction
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Cajun Shrimp Spaghetti
  • view the December 2023 issue
Lagniappe, November 2023

November 2023

  • What Makes Wild-Caught Shrimp Unique
  • Gulf Council Recommends Modifications to the Greater Amberjack Recreational Season, Commercial Trip Limit
  • NOAA Fisheries Announces Extension of Interim Measures to Reduce Overfishing of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico
  • LDWF Announces Commercial Fishing License Sale Locations, Dates
  • NOAA Fisheries Accepting Applications for 2024 Shark Research Fishery
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Grilled Shrimp with Prosciutto Rosemary and Garlic
  • view the November 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, October 2023

October 2023

  • Hot and Out of Breath: Heatwaves and Our Coastal Fisheries
  • Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission sets 2023-2024 Oyster Season
  • Gulf Council Hosts a Meeting of its Shrimp Advisory Panel
  • Two Commercial Fishing Companies Cited for Fishing Violations
  • LWFC Passes NOI to Modify Rules for Menhaden Fishery
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Cream of Oyster Soup
  • view the October 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, September 2023

September 2023

  • Chasing Tripletail
  • Louisiana Breaks Ground on Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion
  • LDWF Now Accepting Applications for Two Fall Women’s Fishing 101 Workshops
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • NOAA Fisheries Delivers Report to Congress on Improving International Fisheries Management
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Shrimp and Andouille Pot Pie
  • view the September 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, August 2023

August 2023

  • Greetings from the New Fisheries Specialist
  • Louisiana Receives $58 Million Federal Grant from 2019 Flood Disaster
  • Equipment Modernization Grant Program open for Applications
  • Notice of Intent Modifying Spotted Seatrout Size and Bag Limits
  • The Gumbo Pot – Crispy Fish Tacos
  • view the August 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, July 2023

July 2023

  • New Specialist coming to Louisiana Sea Grant and Lagniappe
  • FAD Buoy in Gulf of Mexico
  • Fall Inshore Shrimp Season
  • Notice of Intent to Modify Red Drum Size and Bag Limits
  • Pilot Project to Test Stocking of Hatchery-Raised Red Drum
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • LDWF Plans Six Crab Trap Closures Along Louisiana Coast for 2024
  • The Gumbo Pot – Warm Crab Dip with Four Cheeses
  • view the July 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, June 2023

June 2023

  • Louisiana’s Fishing Disaster Determination Wins Federal Support
  • Private Recreational Red Snapper Landing Estimates Through June 11, 2023
  • Final Rule to Increase Red Snapper Catch Limits in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Commercial Season for Greater Amberjack
  • Revisions to Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
  • Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season
  • Commercial Clam Project
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Blackened Red Snapper with Corn Relish
  • view the June 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, May 2023

May 2023

  • Louisiana Master Naturalist Program Marks 10 Years
  • Current Fishery Related Bills for the 2023 Louisiana Legislative Session
  • Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational For-Hire Season
  • Houseboat Owners and Registration Requirements
  • Recreational Gag Grouper State, Federal Fishing Season to Remain Closed
  • Important Dates and Upcoming Events
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Galatoire’s Crabmeat Omelet Breakfast/Brunch
  • view the May 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, April 2023

April 2023

  • Current Fishery Related Bills for the 2023 Louisiana Legislative Session
  • Future Fishing, Seafood Industry Leaders Sought
  • Louisiana Master Naturalist Program Marks 10 Years
  • Louisiana Private Recreational Red Snapper Season to Open May 26
  • Reminder: Recreational and Commercial Cobia Bag Limit Reductions
  • Modify Vermilion Snapper Catch Levels in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Temporary Rule to Implement Interim Measures to Reduce Overfishing of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico
  • The Gumbo Pot – Avocado & Shrimp Salad with Creole Seasoning & Avocado Ranch Dressing
  • view the April 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, March 2023

March 2023

  • Oyster Season Closed in Most Public Areas
  • Commercial Fishing License Sale Locations and Dates
  • Court of Appeals Decision of the Gulf of Mexico Southeast For-Hire Integrated Electronic Reporting Program Lawsuit
  • Gulf Council Asks Fishermen for Information on Mutton Snapper
  • The Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack Recreational Fishing Season will not reopen May 2023
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • The Gumbo Pot – Crawtator Crusted Oysters with Red Bean Gravy
  • view the March 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, February 2023

February 2023

  • Future Fishing, Seafood Industry Leaders Sought
  • NOAA Gear Monitoring Team Spring 2023 Turtle Excluder Device Outreach, Courtesy Inspection Schedule
  • Summary: January 2023 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Meeting
  • Request for Comment: Proposed Temporary Rule to Implement Interim Measures to Reduce Overfishing of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Information on King and Spanish Mackerel Harvested in State-Permitted Tournaments in the South Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Cajun-Spiced Catfish Fillets
  • view the February 2023 issue
Image: Lagniappe, January 2023

January 2023

  • Louisiana Shrimp Season Closed Jan. 23 in Additional State Inshore Waters
  • NOI to Reduce Cobia Recreational and Commercial Bag Limits
  • NOI to Remove Buoy Requirements from Freshwater Gill and Trammel Nets
  • Louisiana Shrimp Watch
  • Important Dates & Upcoming Events
  • The Gumbo Pot – Shrimp Cocktail for Dinner
  • view the January 2023 issue

 

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