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Merry Christmas from the Sportsman crew!

And have a Happy New Year, too!
December 20, 2017 at 4:17pm
Oysters in a brown gravy is an unusual dish that is more like a soup than a gravy.

Oyster recipes perfect for the holidays

December 15, 2017 at 11:20am

Boater’s body recovered in Little Bayou Pigeon

Accident happened Friday evening, LDWF says
December 11, 2017 at 8:45am
The flavorful bread of the stromboli marries perfectly with Louisiana seafood.

Cajun meets Italian: The “Stromboli Psychic”

Folse expresses herself in the kitchen
October 24, 2017 at 8:00am
Manade’s Crawfish Monica is named after Laina’s grandmother, Eva Manade’ Fonvergne.

This cook is saucy

Creole recipes showcase patience, flavorful combinations
September 29, 2017 at 9:00am
Col. Sammy Martin is the new head of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' enforcement division. He replaces Joseph

Martin named LDWF’s new enforcement division chief

35-year department veteran selected to replace Broussard, agency says
September 28, 2017 at 9:32am
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney wrapped up Season 5 of the hunting and fishing show featuring all the outdoor action the Bayou State has to offer. Every episode is now available online at LouisianaSportsman.com.

Season 5 of Sportsman TV now available online

Check out every episode of Hackney’s fishing and hunting adventures — on your schedule
September 20, 2017 at 8:44am
Col. Joey Broussard, the chief of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement division, announced he will retire after 27 years of service effective Sept. 30.

Chief of LDWF’s enforcement division retiring on Sept. 30

Broussard to finish up with 27 years of service
September 18, 2017 at 3:16pm
Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are sworn in by a Florida official on Sunday in preparation for security details and search and rescue missions there in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

LDWF agents deployed to Florida in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

More than 50 agents, trucks and boats sent to assist with search and rescue efforts
September 11, 2017 at 10:12am
This illustration from the LSU AgCenter shows the non-native scale, left, that is affecting roseau cane along Louisiana's coast.

LDWF: Limit transporting roseau cane to prevent spread of pest

Tiny non-native insect already found in 11 coastal parishes, biologist says
September 07, 2017 at 5:36pm

11-year-old dies in Big Lake boating accident

Victim was operating personal watercraft when he wake-jumped into path of oncoming boat, LDWF says
September 04, 2017 at 1:21pm
Elmer's Island will reopen to the public on Friday, Sept. 1 at noon, several days after being closed due to Hurricane Harvey.

Elmer’s Island, Rockefeller Refuge to reopen on Friday

Both locations were closed temporarily due to effects from Hurricane Harvey
August 31, 2017 at 9:06pm