Small Game

Four cited for alleged squirrel hunting violations

Incident occurred on opening day in Winn Parish, LDWF says
October 11 at 3:32pm

Top tactics to help you hunt squirrels

Opening day is Oct. 6
October 01 at 7:00am

Multiple dove-baiting citations issued opening weekend by LDWF

39 tickets written Sept. 1-3, agency says
September 06 at 6:32pm
Growing sunflowers and mowing portions of the field prior to opening day can be just the thing for good dove hunting.

Safety tips for opening day of dove season

If the field you’re invited to just doesn’t feel right, don’t hunt it
September 01 at 7:00am
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
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
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
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
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