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Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

P.O. Box 98000

2000 Quail Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70898


John Bel Edwards, Governor

Robert E. Shadoin, Secretary

Bryan McClinton, Undersecretary

Randy Myers, Assistant Secretary

Patrick Banks, Assistant Secretary

Scott Longman, Deputy Assistant Secretary

Division Administrators

Scott Durham, Wildlife

Jason Froeba, Fisheries

Col. Rachel Zechenelly, Enforcement

Wildlife and Fisheries Commission

Andrew Blanchard, chairman

Brandon DeCuir, vice chairman

Andy Brister

William J. “Joe” McPherson

Harlie E. “Gene” Reynolds

Kevin Sagrera

Alfred R. “Al” Sunseri

LDWF Mission Statement

To manage, conserve, and promote wise utilization of Louisiana’s renewable fish and wildlife resources and their supporting habitats through replenishment, protection, enhancement, research, development, and education for the social and economic benefit of current and future generations; to provide opportunities for knowledge of and use and enjoyment of these resources; and to promote a safe and healthy environment for the users of the resources

New regulations appear in red text throughout the pamphlet.