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LDWF reminds commercial fishermen to submit CARES Act applications

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds the state’s fishermen and others in the industry affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic that the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Oct. 26 to apply for financial aid through an LDWF-managed federal funding program.
All applications filed by the deadline will be considered for the $14.6 million Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds.
To access the application, please visit
LDWF also reminds the public that there is only one LDWF application available for commercial fishing industry assistance via the CARES Act.
For more information, contact Richard Williams at or 225-765-3980.

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