New Orleans,
01
May
2016
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10:16 PM
America/Chicago

Audubon Aquarium Partners with 2016 Louisiana Saltwater Series

A catch-and release saltwater fishing series

Summary

The Louisiana Saltwater Series was developed by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in conjunction with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation to promote the conservation of Louisiana's sport fish resources. Through this catch-and release saltwater fishing series, LDWF strives to enhance the resource while providing a competitive opportunity for avid fishermen and newcomers alike.

The Louisiana Saltwater Series was developed in 2010 by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in conjunction with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation to promote the conservation of Louisiana's sport fish resources. Through this catch-and-release saltwater fishing series, LDWF strives to enhance the resource while providing a competitive opportunity for avid fishermen and newcomers alike.

With low entry fees, our tournaments allow anglers to fish close to home and compete for cash prizes while simultaneously giving back to the resource through tag and release fishing.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas assists the tournament by revitlizing fish after weigh-in, tagging and releasing the fish back into the wild. 

Data collected from the tournament entries will serve as a valuable tool for LDWF fisheries managers and biologists to understand the life history and habitat of sport fish.

Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.