Louisiana Saltwater Fishing Limits
Recreational Size and Creel Limits for Louisiana State Waters
Louisiana recreational and commercials anglers fishing offshore beyond the Louisiana boundary are in federal waters and are subject to rules and regulations that may differ from those in state waters. To ensure you are in compliance with federal regulations, you should contact the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council at (813)-348-1630, toll free 1-888-833-1844 N, Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. For an informational pamphlet, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.gulfcouncil.org. All persons possessing fish in Louisiana waters must be in possession of applicable basic or saltwater license.
Fishing Size and Limits are subject to change, contact your local wildlife and fisheries enforcement agent for specific information: Baton Rouge (225)-765-2999, Lake Charles (337)-491-2580, Slidell/New Orleans (504)-284-2023, New Iberia (337)-373-0032.
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Daily Creel Limit: 25 per person EXCEPT: 15 fish daily take and possession limit, with no more than two spotted seatrout exceeding 25 inches total length, regardless of where taken, in a defined area of Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes in Southwestern Louisiana
Daily Creel Limit: 5 per person - 1 oversized fish allowed in the 5 fish creel limit.
Daily Creel Limit: 3 fish per person daily bag limit and possession limit.