Small Game

Host Greg Hackney, right, shows off the results of a successful squirrel hunt that will be featured tonight at 6:30 p.m. on the latest episode of Sportsman TV.

Sportsman TV gets ‘squirrelly’ in brand new episode

Hackney and ‘Sue Bob’ track down tree rats tonight at 6:30 on CST
March 15 at 10:17am
Brindle is the predominant color in mountain curs, although many are some shade of yellow. They are medium-sized, lightly built dogs.<br />

Pick out the right dog

February 15 at 7:00am
Hunters, old and young alike — Taylor Harris, Shannon McMullen and Parker McMullen — try to locate a squirrel that’s been treed.

Damp, cloudy and gray — perfect day

February 15 at 7:00am
Youngsters enjoy squirrel hunting with dogs because it involves a lot of activity, and being quiet is unimportant to the success of the hunt.

A perfect start for young hunters

February 15 at 7:00am
Joe Shumaker takes a squirrel from one his well-trained mountain cur dogs during a hunt. Using dogs in January and February turns squirrel hunting into a social event.

Dog day afternoon (or morning)

Hunting with dogs is a great way to bag a winter limit of squirrels — and also introduce youngsters to the sport.
February 01 at 7:00am

Rabbit hunters cited for alleged violations in Plaquemines Parish

Two Alabama men cited in Jan. 3 incident near Pointe a la Hache, LDWF says
January 22 at 1:30pm
Because an air rifle’s softer report doesn’t startle squirrels, the hunter is often allowed a second shot.

Air power

Targeting squirrels with an air rifle is a stealthy, challenging way to fill your game bag. Here’s what you need to know if you decide to leave your trusty rimfire rifle at home.
January 01 at 7:00am

Alleged nighttime rabbit poachers cited in Plaquemines Parish

Incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. in Pointe a la Hache, LDWF says
December 05, 2017 at 3:15pm
Squirrel hunters across the state, especially in central Louisiana, have found good numbers of bushytails in the first month of the season, which started on Oct. 7.<br />

Squirrel season off to solid start

Louisiana squirrel hunters found good numbers of squirrels during the first month of the season – especially in hardwood forests in central Louisiana
November 10, 2017 at 4:18pm
Louisiana’s dove season opened on Sept. 2, and the daily limit is 15 birds.

The dos and don’ts of dove hunting

Don't get caught inadvertently hunting over a baited field
September 22, 2017 at 3:00pm

LDWF cancels dove field hunts in DeRidder and Ragley

Excessive rainfall from Hurricane Harvey blamed for closure; Tangipahoa Parish hunt still on
August 31, 2017 at 8:51pm
Dove season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 2 statewide, and the daily bag limit is 15. The season opens 30 minutes before sunrise, except for opening day of the first split on most WMAs and LDWF leased fields, where shooting begins at 12 noon.

Despite Harvey’s distractions, dove season opens Saturday

Hunters limited to non-toxic shot size 6 or smaller on state WMAs and LDWF dove fields
August 29, 2017 at 5:53pm