Louisiana Redfish: Old Habits Die Hard

Today, March 7th, 2024, science lost another fisheries fight in Louisiana. The new Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Commission voted 5-1-0 in favor of amending the new NOI for Redfish regulations from a 3-fish creel limit to a 4-fish creel limit. You may ask yourself: Didn’t we win this battle already?

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Angler with Big Redfish

Louisiana Action Alert: Redfish Progress Under Attack

Progress for a globally-renowned fishery is under attack once again. After a lengthy stretch of community engagement, heated meetings and backdoor antics, it appeared that the latest Louisiana redfish NOI was only days away from becoming regulations. Now this same NOI, seen by many as a comprise between opposing agendas,

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Louisiana Menhaden Buffer NOI

ASGA submitted an official comment on the proposed Notice of Intent (NOI) for a new coastal buffer zone for menhaden operations off the coast of Louisiana. You can read the official comment below: RE: NOTICE OF INTENT Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Menhaden Season (LAC 76:VII.307) Thank

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The Nice List: Louisiana Redfish & Radio Flyers

Feature Photo Credit: Nick Jones All fishermen are optimists, even if we refuse to admit it. After all, fishing is nothing more than a “perpetual series of occasions of hope.” It’s the reason we cast again after our last didn’t produce and why we return to that spot after confirming

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Anglers with Redfish

Don’t Quit Now! – Louisiana Redfish Call to Action

Cover Photo Courtesy of Skiff Supply Shop In the face of historically insurmountable adversity, there is still a chance that conservation can win in Louisiana. These odds are directly due to the unification of a powerful community voice. We can’t quiet down now. On Tuesday, the Joint Oversight Committee deemed

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Redfish, Menhaden, and Backroom Antics

After 35 years of stagnant regulations culminating in one compelling 7+ hour Commission meeting, we finally see a significant, proactive regulatory change for redfish in Louisiana. Header Photo Credit: Mad River Outfitters | Devin Fogle For anyone who hasn’t heard the incredible news yet, we won on historic turf. New

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Hope Springs Eternal: Louisiana Redfish Victory

When the sun came up over the marsh on Thursday, July 6th, the redfish cruised the tidal ponds, while sheepshead tailed on crabs and the jacks acted like jacks: crushing bait with all the ferocity of Mike Tyson in his prime.  But on this morning something was a little different. There were

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Long Live The Sheepy – Guest Blog

Header Photo: One of Capt. Bailey Short’s clients holding a healthy Sheepshead. Louisiana. Just hearing the state’s name brings back memories of beautiful marsh, amazing food, southern hospitality and big bull redfish. When I was asked to join the ASGA team down in Hopedale, Louisiana for the annual Sheepy tournament,

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