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2014-15 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet available online

The 2014-15 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet, which will be available in printed form early next month, is accessible online now through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website.

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July 22 at 2:43 pm
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Start preparing now

As we transition through the humid and hot doldrums of mid-summer, it is time to begin preparing for the upcoming trail camera season.

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July 21 at 9:00 am
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Federal duck stamps available online, from state license vendors starting Aug. 1

Louisiana duck hunters will be allowed to purchase federal waterfowl stamps online and through hunting-and-fishing license vendors throughout the state beginning Aug. 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said today.

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July 17 at 3:51 pm
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Video: When wild hogs attack

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Hunting is often described by the uninitiated as an act perpetrated on innocent animals. And, well, we do hide in trees and wait for deer to meander into our sights. Fun and productive, but it's not all that dangerous to the hunter, unless he happens to fall from his perch.

And then there's hog hunting. Unless you are lucky enough to be in a tree when a hog walks out, you just never know what will happen — as this video so aptly shows.

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July 15 at 7:20 am
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A little game and fish potpourri

Last month I wrote about browse surveys and that now is the time to be looking at the deer habitat, seeing first-hand what is available for deer to eat and discovering exactly what plants they are actually eating.

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July 14 at 9:00 am
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Applications available for Elbow Slough WMA opening weekend dove lottery hunts

Applications are now being accepted for lottery dove hunts on Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area in Rapides Parish for opening weekend.

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July 13 at 5:45 am
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LWFC adopts NOI for aerial feral hog control

Citing the growth of the feral hog population and the corresponding damage they create, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a notice of intent last week that would establish permit regulations for aerial hog control.

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July 07 at 10:37 am
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LWFC sets dove, teal season dates for 2014-15

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday set the dates for early migratory bird hunting this fall.

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July 03 at 4:51 pm
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Proposed 2014-15 duck hunting dates presented to LWFC

Editor's Note: This story was updated Friday morning to correct Coastal Zone dates previously provided by LDWF.

Proposed duck hunting dates for the 2014-15 season were presented to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at their Thursday meeting in Baton Rouge.

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July 03 at 4:30 pm
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DU's duck head featured on Sprint Cup Series car Saturday night

The Ducks Unlimited duck head will hit top speed Saturday under the lights at the Daytona International Speedway during the Coke Zero 400.

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July 03 at 11:13 am
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2014 USFWS Waterfowl Survey shows 8 percent increase in breeding pairs

A loss of about 107,000 wetland basins in the Prairie Pothole Region over a 12-year period dampened news of an 8 percent increase in breeding ducks this spring compared to last year, according to reports from Ducks Unlimited.

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July 02 at 4:59 pm
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Whitetail beginnings — History of deer hunting in Louisiana

The whitetail is the oldest deer species in the world, but it has not always thrived in Louisiana.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Speed Reed

Camo Unlimited Speed Reed synthetic grass panels provide long lasting boat/duck blind and pit cover solutions. Features include flexible realistic strands that will not break, materials that can be painted to match your environment and strong mounting points for any application. These individual panels measure 2 feet x 28 inches and have UV Treatment and Weather Shield technology, ensuring multiple seasons of use.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Mud Buddy Sport V

The new Mud Buddy Sport V Shallow Water Marine Outboard is the toughest, fastest and most powerful mud motor built today. Thick aluminum castings deliver impact resistance and durability, a stainless steel skeg provides greater strength and a modified motor balance point allows the motor to be easily lifted with one hand.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Barnett Brotherhood Crossbow

Weighing in at only 7 pounds, the Barnett Brotherhood Crossbow produces speeds up to 350 fps with 109 feet/pounds of kinetic energy. Its lightweight composite stock has a high-definition Realtree Xtra finish and its Magnesium STR riser sports a 7/8-inch Picatinny Rail for attaching accessories. This crossbow also features Barnett’s high-energy cam system, the Crosswire string and cable system and Barnett’s ADF trigger system, which gives you a smooth 3 ˝-pound trigger pull for that perfect shot.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Tales from the camp

Fervent Rainwater shifted his cud as I walked up to the camp porch, and spit a long stream of Skoal between the paws of Ol’ Blue, the redbone hound lying at his feet.

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June 29 at 5:00 am
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