2020 LDWF Recreational Fishing Regulations - Page 53



WMAs, REFUGES & FEDERAL LANDS
SALVADOR/TIMKEN



All nighttime activities prohibited,
EXCEPT during the Experimental
Nightime Activity Season.
Self-Clearing Permit required for all
activities permitted during the
Experimental Nighttime Activity
Season.
The harvest of all fish, shrimp, crabs
and crawfish are for recreational purposes only and any commercial use is
prohibited.
SHRIMPING

Shrimp may be taken by the use of
cast nets only.

During the inside open shrimp season,
25 pounds per boat per day (heads
on) maximum shall be permitted.

Size count shall conform with any
open season requirements.

During the inside closed season, 10
pounds per boat per day (heads on)
maximum may be taken for bait.

All castnet contents shall be contained
and bycatch returned to the water
immediately.
FINFISH

Fish may be taken only by rod and
reel, or by hand lines for recreational
purposes.
CRABBING

Crabs may be taken only through the
use of hand lines or nets; however,
none are to remain set overnight.

Twelve dozen crabs maximum are
allowed per boat or vehicle per day.
CRAWFISHING

Crawfish may be harvested in unrestricted portions of the WMA and shall
be limited to 100 pounds per person
per day. Fishing gear used to catch
crawfish shall not remain set overnight.
VESSELS & VEHICLES

Use of mudboats powered by internal
combustion engines with more than
four cylinders is prohibited.

Pulling boats over levees, dams or
water control structures or any other
activities that may cause detriment to
the integrity of levees, dams and
water control structures is prohibited.
EXPERIMENTAL NIGHTTIME ACTIVITY
SEASON

Self-clearing Permit required

12 a.m., June 1 through official sunrise
Aug. 15. Nighttime activities LIMITED
to the take of frogs and fishing with a
rod and reel. All other nighttime activities prohibited. Daily limit of 50 frogs
per vessel in aggregate (bull frogs/pig
frogs). If engaged in frogging on or
while traversing the WMA, all frogs in
possession will be deemed to have
been taken from the WMA. At no time
may anyone possess more than on
daily limit of frogs while on the water.

Size Limit: (Measured from the tip of
the muzzle to the posterior end of the
body between the hind legs). Bull
frogs harvested must be 5 inches or
larger. Pig frogs harvested must be 3
inches or larger.

Check out portion of self-clearing permit must include boat registration
number under the comments section.
Possession of firearms while participation in any experimental nighttime
activity is prohibited.
SHERBURNE


Recreational crawfishing is permitted from March 15 - July 31 with a limit of 100
pounds per person per day. No traps or nets are to be left overnight.
No motorized watercrafts are allowed on the farm complex.
www.wlf.louisiana.gov
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