Louisiana Hunting

Game warden: Effective ways to deal with trespassers

Great tips on ways to reduce the likelihood of poachers targeting your hunting property — and what to do if you confront someone trespassing in your woods.

Duck numbers hold steady, USFWS says

Early summer surveys on the Canadian and U.S. breeding grounds revealed overall duck numbers are similar to last year and holding steady, according to a report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

August 11 at 9:05am

LSU study links wild hogs' DNA to waterborne pathogens in Central Louisiana

Feral hogs have long been known as an invasive, disease-carrying scourge on the Louisiana landscape, wreaking havoc on agriculture, hunting leases and even other wildlife caught in their wake.

August 02 at 10:16am

Judge orders Felicianas deer poachers to pay more than $38,000 in fines

Judge Elizabeth Jones of the 20th Judicial District Court in East and West Feliciana parishes ordered two poachers to pay a total of $38,776 for deer hunting violations that occurred last February, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

August 01 at 4:15pm

Ameristep’s Tellus and Tellus Lite

Ameristep’s new Tellus and Tellus Lite portable chairs are ideal for not only ground blind hunting, but for any outdoor pursuit. They provide strong and adaptable seating that is easy to store, carry, set up and use. The Tellus Lite Chair has a solid 225-pound capacity, yet collapses down to a 14”x4”x4” package and weighs only 4.3 pounds. The standard Tellus Chair is rated with a 300-pound capacity, packs down to 15”x4”x4” and weighs 5 pounds. A carry bag is included with each chair.

August 01 at 7:00am

South Louisiana QDMA hosting summer seminar Aug. 4

If youre already preoccupied at work thinking of heading back into the deer stand this fall, the South Louisiana Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association is holding its annual Deer and Wildlife Summer Seminar next Thursday, Aug. 4.

July 28 at 4:33pm

Apex Predator: Daytime frogging with a recurve bow

Recently I found out about an entirely new way to hunt with my bow in the offseason — and also get in some good practice in advance of deer season: Frogging with archery equipment during the day. 

July 25 at 1:55pm

Get an early start on planning and preparing for hunting season

Not long after July 4, I’m pretty well burned out on fishing and already starting to think about hunting season.

July 22 at 11:00am

The summer doldrums

Here in the Deep South, if the calendar says July would anyone in their right mind argue against the conditions outside being referred to as anything other than the hot and humid “summer doldrums?”

July 22 at 9:00am

Biologist expects lower USFWS waterfowl breeding population estimates this year

Don’t freak out if waterfowl breeding population estimates from the prairies of Canada and the Northern U.S. due out next month are lower than what they’ve been in recent years.

That’s the message to the state’s duck hunters from Larry Reynolds, waterfowl study leader for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, who pointed out that despite great population estimates last summer, crazy weather conspired to make the 2015-16 season one lots of folks would like to forget.

July 21 at 11:06am

Buck Busters Seed Company

Managing wildlife is hard work.

July 14 at 6:00pm

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