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Construction beginning on artificial reefs at the Pickets

Construction is set to begin this week on three artificial reefs designed to protect scour holes created at Ship Shoal 26 out of Dularge and Cocodrie, known to many Louisiana speckled trout anglers as the Pickets.

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October 17 at 1:00 pm
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Speckled trout continue pushing in near Shell Beach

Earlier this week, Capt. Jacques Laboureur made a speckled trout trip out of Shell Beach that almost didn’t happen.

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October 17 at 9:30 am
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Father, son encounter black bear on Richard K. Yancey WMA

When Darrin Foster and his son Nick sat down on a log Saturday morning to take a break in unfamiliar woods on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area, neither of them was expecting an up-close encounter with a Louisiana black bear - but that's exactly what happened.

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October 17 at 6:00 am
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Louisiana angler is kayak world champion

Steve Lessard is no stranger to the podium when it comes to kayak fishing tournaments. His determined, skilled fishing style consistently puts him at the top of a variety of local and national competitions.

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October 16 at 1:30 pm
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Rayne man cited for alleged fraudulent shrimp sales, LDWF says

A Rayne man is facing four counts of theft by fraudulent shrimp sales after enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested him on Tuesday, according to a press release.

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October 16 at 11:30 am
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Watch the video: Prairieville bowhunter shares contents of hunting bag

If you’re in the process of gathering up items for your deer hunting bag, David Ellis recently put together a video you need to check out before heading into the woods.

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October 16 at 9:30 am
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Spray foam inside handle makes landing net buoyant

Necessity is the mother of invention, and Capt. Mike Gallo was in desperate need of a solution.

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October 16 at 6:00 am
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Deville man cited for alleged deer hunting violations, LDWF says

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Deville man Saturday for alleged deer hunting violations in Bienville Parish.

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October 15 at 1:30 pm
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Guide hopeful cool front pushes even more trout in near Dularge

Specks started appearing pretty consistently in inside waters around Dularge about two weeks ago, and Capt. Marty LaCoste is hopeful this week’s cool front will push even more trout his way.

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October 15 at 9:30 am
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LDWF delays oyster season in portion of Southeast Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on Tuesday delayed the oyster season in a portion of public oyster seed grounds in Southeast Louisiana to protect recently settled  young oysters, referred to as spat.

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October 15 at 7:07 am
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Apex Predator's bow explodes on opening day

Yet another crazy adventure of mine took place in what should've have been one of the easiest harvests of all my hunts.

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October 15 at 6:00 am
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Two Houma men plead guilty to oyster violations

Two Terrebonne Parish men were sentenced last week for illegal oyster violations in connection with a June incident in Sevin Canal in Terrebonne Parish.

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October 14 at 1:30 pm
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IFA Championship events scheduled this month in Houma

Houma will be the host city for two IFA Tour championship events this month, including this week’s Kayak Fishing Tour Championship.

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October 14 at 9:30 am
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Moss Bluff angler hooks 11.27-pound Toledo Bend largemouth

Marcel Guidroz enjoyed a productive day at Toledo Bend last Friday, catching lots of quality bass working grass lines along creek channels in the Six Mile, Mill Creek and Housen areas.

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October 14 at 6:00 am
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Video: Veterinarian, son rescue big Indiana 10-pointer

Check out this video documenting the rescue of a big Indiana 10-pointer that had gotten locked up with an 8-point.

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October 13 at 3:00 pm
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Mast crop could be light again this year, biologist says

Editor’s Note: Last  week, Scott Durham with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, discussed the overall status of the state’s deer herd. Here’s the second story from that interview, detailing this year’s mast crop and the overall health of the herd. 

Based on the number of tags issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, more hunters across the state are venturing out in pursuit of deer.

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October 13 at 10:00 am
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