Tag Archives: Plaquemines Parish

Three Men Cited For Tuna Violations in Plaquemines Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) agents cited three men for alleged commercial tuna violations in Plaquemines Parish. While on a Joint Enforcement Agreement (JEA) patrol in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service, LDWF agents made contact with James A. Gerakines, 41, and Charles Updegraff, 52, both of Chalmette, and Perry Menesses, 58, of St. Bernard.  The men were on the commercial fishing vessel “Jasmine” in the area of Tiger Pass located in Venice. Read the rest here 16:08

Poachers: Jefferson Parish fishermen plead guilty in Plaquemines to red snapper violations

nola logoFour Jefferson Parish fishers fishermen pleaded guilty this week in Plaquemines Parish to red snapper violations. They admitted to intentionally concealing fish that were over their red snapper limit or undersized. [email protected] 11:33