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Every adult entrant in the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest held during the Louisiana Sportsman Show in Gonzales will be eligible to win a Yamaha ATV.

2017 Yamaha Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest better than ever

Enter for chance to win Yamaha ATV, gun or bow package at Louisiana Sportsman Show
February 23 at 10:49am
If an edict issued in the last hours of President Barack Obama’s administration is not overturned, bass anglers on Delta National Wildlife Refuge could lose the right to use lead lures to probe the fish-rich environment.

National policies really do matter

Lead ban could hurt our sport
February 21 at 2:00pm

Plane hits deer during takeoff in Charlotte, N.C.

Returns to airport safely, all 44 passengers unharmed
February 15 at 2:19pm

Door-to-door shrimp salesmen busted by LDWF

Pair allegedly shorted customers, sold without retail seafood license
February 15 at 9:30am
Jack Montoucet, a former state representative from Crowley, was appointed to serve as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries by Gov. John Bel Edwards after Charlie Melancon resigned in December.

LDWF pick appears to be positive change

Secretary Montoucet is one of us
February 01 at 7:00am
The roots of Soileau’s Duck and Oyster Gumbo go back to his days growing up cooking at camps in Evangeline Parish.

Smoked meat goes with seafood

But don’t use ‘spicy wieners’
January 27 at 12:13pm
Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, 25, of Monroe, survived being shot five times during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 in the Perryville area, and will be heading to a rehab facility in Mississippi on Jan. 26 to continue his recovery.

LDWF enforcement agent shot during traffic stop to be released from hospital

Wheeler was shot five times on Jan. 7 between Sterlington and Bastrop
January 25 at 1:32pm

Ponchatoula man arrested for unauthorized use of Venice airboat

Incident occurred last November in Cypress Cove Marina, LDWF says
January 13 at 8:56am
Amethyst Baird, 31, of Monroe, was booked with attempted first degree murder of a police officer in connection with Saturday's shooting of LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler in Morehouse Parish.

Monroe woman charged in connection with LDWF game warden shooting, LSP says

Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler listed in stable condition Saturday night
January 08 at 6:52am
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler was shot five times early Saturday morning during a traffic stop in Morehouse Parish. The suspect is still at large.

LDWF agent shot Saturday morning in stable condition in Shreveport ICU

Senior Agent Wheeler in ICU at LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center
January 07 at 9:55pm
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler of Monroe was airlifted early this morning after being shot multiple times in the line of duty, the agency reported.

LDWF agent shot multiple times in the line of duty

Agent airlifted after incident related to vehicle stop, agency reports
January 07 at 7:30am
State Representative Jack Montoucet has been named to succeed embattled Charlie Melancon as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Montoucet named to head Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

State representative to replace Charlie Melancon effective Jan. 16
December 30, 2016 at 10:03am
Charlie Melancon, the secretary of the LDWF, tendered his resignation effective Dec. 31, citing problems with employees within the agency, CCA and the state's outdoor writers in hindering his attempts to bring about reform.

LDWF’s Melancon tenders resignation effective Dec. 31

Embattled secretary cites CCA, outdoor writers and ‘individuals within the department’ as problems
December 22, 2016 at 11:35am