October 2, 2014 – Today the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a notice of intent to establish the Louisiana Catch and Cook Program and Permit, a program where permitted retail food establishments will be able to prepare certain recreational fish caught by properly licensed fishermen. Rules and regulations, penalties, terms, conditions and requirements will apply to those food establishments and fishermen participating in the program.
To view the Notice of Intent, as passed by the LWFC in its entirety, click here: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/news/38492-lwfc-takes-action-establish-catch-and-cook-program-and-permit/catchandcookpermitnoi9-15lw.pdf
Public comment will be accepted at the LWFC monthly meetings through 4 p.m., December 1, 2014 Comments will also be accepted by email to Robert Bourgeois at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Robert Bourgeois, Office of Fisheries, Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, P.O. Box 9800, Baton Rouge, LA, 70898.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.louisiana.gov on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.