Louisiana: Workshops for Inshore Recreational For-Hire Captains
| August 11, 2017
Louisiana Fisheries Forward (LFF), in conjunction with the Louisiana Charter Boat Association (LCBA), will host a series of educational meetings for inshore recreational for-hire captains. Discussion topics include the importance of the LaCreel Recreational Survey; current charter captain license requirements, including insurance; opportunities for reaching new customers; and a Q & A with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Louisiana Sea Grant staff.

Meeting dates and times are as follows:

September 12, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Lake Pontchartain Basin Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Dr., Madisonville

September 13, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
St. Bernard Parish Government Bldg. (council chambers), 8201 W Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette

September 14, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Terrebonne Parish Library (upstairs room), 151 Library Dr., Houma

September 18, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
LSU AgCenter Calcasieu Office, 7101 Gulf Hwy., Lake Charles

Interested inshore charter captains should contact Thomas Hymel, Louisiana Sea Grant, at (337) 296-6133 or thymel@agcenter.lsu.edu, for more information.

A collaboration of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and Louisiana Sea Grant College Program at LSU (Sea Grant), LFF was established with the goal of improving the economic success and environmental sustainability of Louisiana's commercial fishing industry.


The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov or www.FishLA.org. To receive recreational or commercial fishing email and text alerts, signup at http://www.wlf.la.gov/signup.

Since its establishment in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant (www.laseagrant.org) has worked to promote stewardship of the state's coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach programs critical to the cultural, economic and environmental health of Louisiana's coastal zone. Louisiana Sea Grant, based at Louisiana State University, is part of the National Sea Grant College Program, a network of 33 university-based programs in each of the U.S. coastal and Great Lakes states and Puerto Rico.

 

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