Big changes for Louisiana Fishermen, Here's what you need to know before you hit the water this Summer.

Effective June 20, 2024, new Red Drum size and daily creel limits will be in place.

The new regulations are as follows:

  • Daily Creel: 4- fish daily limit per angler
  • Size Limit: 18-inch minimum and 27-inch maximum total length
  • Bull Reds: keeping Red Drum over 27 inches is prohibited
  • The retention of Red Drum by captain and crew on charter or head boats while on a for-hire trip will be prohibited.
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Charter captains and crew will still be allowed to engage in fishing on charter trips to demonstrate how to catch red drum, but will not be allowed to retain red drum towards any limit on the vessel.

For more Information about the Louisiana Red Fish Management click HERE

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