2020 LDWF Recreational Fishing Regulations - Page 55



WMAs, REFUGES & FEDERAL LANDS
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS - INDIAN BAYOU AREA
Commercial and recreational crawfishing is permitted from Oct. 1 - Jan. 31 starting at 12
PM each day and all day from Feb. 1 - July 31 with an additional permit required. The
permit is available Jan. 1. Call USACE Port Barre Office for more details 337-585-0853 or
visit www.mvn.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/AtchafalayaBasin.aspx.
BARATARIA PRESERVE - NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, CROWN POINT
Fishing or engaging in related activities, like
crabbing or crawfish harvesting is permitted in the preserve subject to the following
conditions:

All reptile species are protected in the
park and may not be harvested, collected or possessed while within the park.

Amphibian species that are authorized
by the state of Louisiana to be taken as
game may be taken within the preserve.

Anglers must otherwise comply with all
State of Louisiana fishing regulations.

Anglers may only fish from or access
fishing areas from the Twin Canals trail
and the Kenta Canal area. All other
trails, bridges and canoe docks are
closed to fishing.
Fishing is prohibited in any of the following
areas of the Barataria Preserve: Visitor
Center and Visitor Center Trail; Palmetto
Trail; Bayou Coquille Trail; Marsh Overlook
Trail; Ring Levee Trail; Pecan Grove Canoe
Launch Trail; or from any vehicular bridge,
sidewalks, trails, old road beds and utility
access corridors.
Mooring or grounding of any watercraft over
25 feet in length is prohibited within any
waters administered by Jean Lafitte NHP&P.
Operating a motorized watercraft, including
electric trolling motors or airboats, is prohibited in the following areas of the
Barataria Preserve: Bayou Des Famillies;
Bayou Coquille; and Twin Canals
HOOP NETS
The use of a hoop net to capture fish is
prohibited within all areas of the preserve.
JUG LINE FISHING
Fishing with an unattended baited line
attached to a float (jug line fishing) is permitted within the preserve with the following conditions:

The angler clearly marks the float with
their name, phone number and date
last set.



Jug lines are checked at least once
every 24 hours.
Jug lines are removed when no longer
tended.
Trotlines and lines attached to anything other than a float are prohibited.
CRABBING
The taking of crabs by means of a trap is
permitted within the preserve with the
following conditions:

The trapper has a valid fishing license with
a recreational crab trap endorsement.

The trapper clearly marks the float of
the trap with their name, phone number and date last set.

The trapper sets no more than 10
traps per person.

The trapper checks the traps at least
twice a week.

The trapper removes the traps when
no longer tended.

Recreational crabbing possession limit is
12 dozen (144) crabs per person per day.
CRAWFISH
Crawfish harvesting is permitted in the
preserve along road side areas and along
the Wood Duck trail, subject to the following harvesting conditions:

Crawfish harvesting occurs between
March 1 and June 30.

Conducted up to 50 feet beyond the
outside toe of the roadway, or trail
shoulder or embankment.

Conducted while using baited lift type
mesh nets or baited wire traps. All
other types of traps are prohibited.

Anglers are limited to 10 or fewer nets
or traps. Each trap must be continuously attended.

Anglers require a valid fishing license
with a gear endorsement to harvest
crawfish within the preserve if using
crawfish traps.

The use of crawfish nets does not require
a fishing license.

Anglers are limited to 150 pounds of
crawfish per person.
www.wlf.louisiana.gov
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