Friday, October 3, 2014

Commission seeks public comment on State Catch & Cook Program

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) 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. 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 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 on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.

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