Boating, Hunting, Fishing & Water Fines

23rd JUDICIAL DISTRICT FINES EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15, 2014

 

MOTORBOATS

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  34:851.3 Improper or No Boat Number (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
  34:851.3 E Expired Boat Registration Certificate (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
  34:851.4 Operating Unregistered Boat (25 + 198.50) $223.50 $200.00
  34:851 B Improper or No Running Lights (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
  34:851.8 F Failure to Comply w/PFD Requirements (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
  34:851.9 Operate Boat Under Influence of Alcohol/Drugs (300 + 323.50 + COURT) COURT $1,000.00
  34:851.9 A Reckless Operation of Motorboat/Skis (100 + 198.50) $298.50 $300.00
  34:850.15 Failure to Comply with Water Ski Registration (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
  34:851.10 Failure to File Accident Report (10 + 198.50) $208.50 $200.00
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HUNTING / GENERAL

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:104 Hunting without Resident License (50 + 198 cc) $248.00 $200.00
  56:104 E2 Hunting without Non-Resident License (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:109B Not Abiding by Regulations on WMA (100 + 198 cc) $298.00  
  56:116.1 B(6) Possession of Wild Birds / Quardepeds w/o License (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:116.1 B(3) Hunting with Unplugged Gun or Silencer (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:116.1 B(1) Hunting from Moving Vehicle or Aircraft (250 + 198 + COURT) COURT $500.00
  56:116.1 B(10) Hunting at Illegal Hours with Artificial Light (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:116.1 B(2) Hunt or Discharge Firearm from Public Road (250 + 198 + COURT) COURT $500.00
  38:242.1 Hunt or Discharge Firearm from Levee Road (50 + 198 cc) $248.00 $300.00
  56:6.1 E Hunt in Closed Flooded Area (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:141 Using Live Ammo in Gun While Training Dogs (50 + 198 cc) $248.00 $200.00
  56:116.1 B (7) Illlegal Possession of Live Game w/o Permit (Except Deer) (250 + 198) $448.00 $500.00
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COMMERCIAL FISHING

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:325 Taking / Possession Fresh Water Game Fish Illegally $298.00 $300.00
  56:320C Taking/ Possession Game Fish Illegally (400 + 198 + COURT) COURT $1,000.00
  56:322 Using Illegal Nets (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:320 F Failure to Mark / Tag Nets (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:322 B Taking Fish With Traps (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:326 Taking / Possession Undersize Commercial Fish (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:327 B Buying Commercial Fish From Unlicensed Person (350 + 198 cc) $548.00 $750.00
  56:327 A Selling / Buying Game Fish (350 + 198 cc) $548.00 $750.00
  56:329 A Blocking Passage of Fish (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:330 Taking Frogs Illegally (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:333 Angling Without A License (5 + 198 cc) $203.00 $200.00
  56:334 Angling Without - Non-Resident (50 + 198 cc) $248.00 $200.00
  56:337 Using Nets Without License (25 + 198 cc) $223.00 $200.00
  0.75481111 Selling Fish Without Commercial License (500 + 198 cc) $698.00 $750.00
  56:337 A 3 Commercial Fishing Without Non-Resident License (750 + 198 cc) $948.00 $1,000.00
  56:306 A Selling / Buying Fish w/o Wholesale / Retail Dealer's License $448.00 $500.00
    Resident or Non-Resident (250 + 198 cc)    
  56:412 No Fish Farm License (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  14:67:4 Theft of Pond-Raised Fish* (50 + 198 + COURT) COURT $500.00
    *See R.S. 14:67 for $ Limits    
  14:266 A Theft of Pond-Raised Crawfish (F) (50 + 198 + COURT) COURT $500.00
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FUR-BEARING ANIMALS

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:251 A (1) Trapping FBA without Resident License (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:251 A (3) Buying / Selling FBA without Resident Lincense (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:251 A (4) Buying / Selling FBA without Resident Deal. License (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:251 A (5) Buying / Selling FBA without Resident Lincense (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:251 A (6) Buying / Selling FBA without Resident Lincense (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:251 A (1) Trapping FBA without Non-Resident License (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:259 C Hunting FBA at Night with Firearm (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:259 C FBA Taking Non-Game Quadrupeds Illegally (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:259 CQ

Taking Non-Game Quadrupeds C/S (100 + 198 cc)

$298.00 $300.00
  56:259 FQ Selling Non-Game Quad Meat C/S (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:260 A Failure to Run Traps Daily (400 + 198 cc) $598.00 $750.00
  56:260 A Trapping in Closed Season (400 + 198 cc) $598.00 $750.00
  56:265 Traspass on March to Take FBA (100 + 198 cc) $298.00 $300.00
  56:259 F Pelting in Closed Season (400 + 198 cc) $598.00 $750.00
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ALLIGATORS

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:261 (1) Taking or Possessing Alligators C/S (500 + 198 + COURT) COURT $5,500.00
  56:261 (1) Illegal Possession of Alligators, Eggs, or Skins (500 + 198 + COURT) COURT $5,500.00
  56:255 Shipping Alligator Skins within State Illegally COURT $1,000.00
  56:255 A Possession of Live Alligator Without Permit (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:259 D Hunting Alligators at Night With Firearms (400 + 198 cc) $598.00 $750.00
  56:262 F Selling Alligator Meat Illegally (Dept. Reg.) $448.00 $500.00
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DEER

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:116.3 E Hunting or Taking Deer / Bear C/S (1000 + 198 + COURT) COURT $2,000.00
  56:116.3 F Hunting Deer / Bear Illegal Hours with Light (1000 + 198 + COURT) COURT $2,000.00
  56:116.1 A (7) Hunting Deer C/Area (Dept. Reg.) (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:187 C (1) Hunting Deer without Resident Big Game License Civil Pen $50.00 $300.00
  56:187 C (1) Hunting Deer without Non-Resident Big Game License Civil Pen $50.00 $300.00
  56:116.3A (1) (b) Hunting Deer from Public Road (100 + 198 + COURT) COURT $1,000.00
  56:116.3A (1) (c) Hunting Deer from Boat (100 + 198 cc) $288.00 $1,000.00
  56:116.3 D Taking Illegal Deer in Open Season (500 + 198 + COURT COURT $1,000.00
  56:116.1 B (8) Taking over Limit of Deer / Bear (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $1,000.00
  56:116.3 C Possession of Illegally Taken Deer / Bear (400 + 198 + COURT) COURT $1,000.00
  56:116.2 A (1) Buying or Selling Deer or Meat (500 + 198 + COURT) COURT $1,000.00
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RACCOON

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:116.1 Hunting Raccoons or Opossums Illegally (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $1,000.00
  56:116.1 C (3) Taking Over Limit of Raccoons (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $1,000.00
  56:124.7 RA Hunting Raccoons / Opossums from a Boat / Vehicle (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $1,000.00
  56:124.7 RA Selling Raccoons / Opossums without Trappers License (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $1,000.00
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RABBITS

  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:116.1 A (1) Taking Rabbits C/S (250 + 198 cc) $448 $500.00
  56:116.1 B (5) Taking and/or Possessing over Limit of Rabbits (250 + 198 cc) $448 $500.00
  56:116.1 A (6 ) Taking Rabbits Illegal Methods (250 + 198 cc) $448 $500.00
  56:116.1 B (9) Taking Rabbits by Mashing Weeds (250 + 198 cc) $448 $500.00
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SQUIRRELS
  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  56:116.1 A (1) Hunting Squirrels in C/S (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:116.1 B (5) Taking and/or Possessing Squirrels over Limit (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
  56:116.1 B (6) Illegally Taking Squirrels (250 + 198 cc) $448.00 $500.00
       
WATER POLLUTION
  R.S. NO. OFFENSE CC & FINE BOND
  38:851.27 Failure to Comply with No Wake Zone (50 + 198.50 $248.50 $200.00
For R.S. 56 Violations not listed above, fines will be set forth in Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries fine schedule revised edition. For penalties and fines, see R.S. 5:31 ET SEQ first offense violations.
First Offense:
  Class 1 Civil Penalty of $50.00
  Class 2 $100 - $300 or 60 days or both
  Class 3 $250 - $500 or 90 days or both
  Class 4 $400 - $450 or 120 days or both
  Class 5A $500 - $750 and not less than 15 or more than 30 Days
  Class 5B $350 - $500 and 30 days
  Class 6 $1,000 - $2,000 or 120 days or both
  Class 7A $5000 - 7,000 or 1 year or both
  Class 8 $5,000 - $7,000 and not less than 60 days or more than 6 mos.
 
** For penalities and fines for second and subsequent offenses see R.S. 56:31-39
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Revised 8/15/2014