Small Game

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