Louisiana Fishing Licenses, Laws, and Regulations – Fishing.org

Louisiana is considered one of the top fishing grounds in the country. Some might even say the world. Fresh and saltwater fishing is afforded in the state with its thousands of acres of waterways. There are bayous, lakes, rivers, estuaries, reservoirs for freshwater fishing. The long stretch of coast along the Gulf of Mexico is … Read more

LA Fisheries Forward

Louisiana Blue Crab Fishery Louisiana Fisheries Forward has put together a wide variety of resources to help crab fishermen understand licensing and reporting requirements, harvest regulations, crab trap rules, and best handling methods to produce a superior crab product. There are new requirements in place to obtain a crab trap gear license if you are … Read more

Top 12 U.S states to go Crab Fishing! – License for your state??

Top 12 U.S states to go Crab Fishing – Licenses, Locations, Crabs with the most meat! Crab Fishing or Crabbing, is a fun packed, fulfilling and even belly filling activity! There are wide variety of tasty crabs across the United States from Dungeness Crab, Stone Crab, Snow Crab, King Crab, and of course tasty Blue … Read more

Do I Need A Fishing License To Crab In Louisiana?

You do not need a license to harvest crabs recreationally with crab nets or crab lines. However, if you’re harvesting crabs recreationally on LDWF WMAs or refuges, you must have a Basic Fishing License or a Wild Louisiana Stamp. Are crab traps legal in Louisiana? No license is required for any person using crab nets … Read more

In Case You Didn’t Know, You Now Must Have a License for Roadside Crabbing

In Case You Didn’t Know, You Now Must Have a License for Roadside Crabbing On June 1st, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) made several big changes involving hunting and fishing licenses in the state. One of those changes involved roadside crabbing and it’s been the subject of a high volume of questions … Read more

Recreational Fishing Licenses and Permits

License/Permit Type Resident, Military, and Student Fee Nonresident Fee Nonresident Native 10-Day Nonresident 5-Day Basic Fishing (includes all legal recreational freshwater gear) $17 $68 $17 $30 Saltwater (Basic Fishing License required; includes all legal recreational saltwater gear) $15 $60 $15 $30 Hook and Line (cane pole)1 $5 — $5 — Senior Hunting/Fishing2 $5 — — … Read more

Blue crabs offer South Carolina fishermen and families with a chance for a great outing and great eating

Catching a mess of crabs is as easy as any saltwater assignment, and it has a tasty result. Gourmets the world around salivate over its unique taste and texture and pay astonishing prices for the choicest jumbo lumps of body meat or the seasonal soft-shelled “peelers.” Yes, our own local blue crab is one of … Read more

Stone crab season is near. But Florida blue crab has a following, too.

TAMPA — “Have you ever had smoked crab?” Emmanuel Hagins asks, passing me a large bronzed crustacean, still smoldering from the grill. We’re at Tampa Blue Crab & Seafood, which sells all manner of ocean delights. But it’s the blue crabs that are the biggest draw. Hagins shows me how to pick it apart, first … Read more