Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

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Mud boat ordinance to be vetoed

Less than two hours after a story first appeared on LouisianaSportsman.com indicating a mud boat ordinance passed last week by the Plaquemines Parish Council faced an uncertain future, the author of the measure confirmed she has initiated the process to kill the measure entirely.

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May 20 at 3:52 pm
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Plaquemines Parish mud boat ordinance potentially dead in the water

An ordinance prohibiting mud boats from trespassing on public and private property that passed the Plaquemines Parish Council unanimously just last week likely will be modified or scuttled entirely, according to comments from the council chairman on Wednesday.

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May 20 at 2:00 pm
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LSU named top Ducks Unlimited university chapter

The Tiger Chapter at LSU was recently named the number one college chapter in Ducks Unlimited’s annual Sweet 16 listing for 2015.

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April 06 at 9:20 am
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Thibodaux city councilman asked to resign after hunting violation guilty plea

According to news reports, Eric Tabor is the first Thibodaux city councilman to publicly call for fellow member Chip Badeaux's resignation in connection with his guilty plea last month in federal court for hunting ducks with lead shot.

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April 02 at 2:42 pm
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Study: Coastal wetlands losses continuing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released an important study and conservation planning tool that could help officials  protect coastal wetlands, according to a press release from Ducks Unlimited.

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March 25 at 2:48 pm
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Duck hunting repeat offender sentenced in Federal Court

A Thibodaux man pleaded guilty in Federal Court in Orleans Parish on March 10 for hunting with lead shotgun shells and violating terms of his probation, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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March 12 at 10:28 am
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LWFC Commission amends NOI for Biloxi Wildlife Management Area

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday adopted a Notice of Intent on Thursday amending the proposed rule on vessel restrictions on the Biloxi Wildlife Management Area in St. Bernard Parish, which would raise the maximum horsepower allowed on the WMA from 16 to 25, according to a press release.

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March 06 at 8:06 am
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LSU student markets three-in-one foldable foam goose decoys

Aaron Koenck loved to goose hunt, but he didn’t particularly relish lugging around huge bags of the various hard-shelled decoys he needed to create a decent spread.

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February 11 at 5:30 pm
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Ruston doctor creates 2014-15 duck hunting recap video

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Hampton Rutland’s love for duck hunting is matched only by the enjoyment he gets from creating videos of his outdoor adventures.

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February 03 at 11:10 am
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Coozy’s Custom Calls

Coozy’s Custom Calls are handmade from start to finish for the avid waterfowler that demands the true tones that bring ducks in. Made from high grade hard woods that will last for years to come, Coozy’s Custom Calls are easy to blow, work in all types of weather, from 10 degrees freezing in the far north up to 65 degrees in the southern coastal marshes, and have been tested by some of the best guides from all over the country to insure that the right sounds and notes are there.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Video: Duck hunting - helmet required

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In a scene that could have come straight from Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller “The Birds,” take a look at this video to see what a hunting party encountered earlier this month in Arkansas on the way in to their blind. 

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January 30 at 4:20 pm
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DU to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Monday

Conservationists across the globe are celebrating World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2 to raise awareness of the value of wetlands preservation.

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January 30 at 9:52 am
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Gator-Tail teams up with DU

Ducks Unlimited recently welcomed Gator-Tail Outboards as the organization’s newest corporate partner, and announced plans for a 25-horsepower special DU edition motor scheduled to hit the market this spring.

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January 29 at 9:05 am
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Solid duck season overall ends in the coastal zone

Coastal zone hunters across the state trekked to their blinds for the last time yesterday, ending a season that for many featured the most ducks they had seen in years.

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January 26 at 2:47 pm
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Two Acadiana men cited for migratory game bird violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men for migratory game bird violations in Acadia Parish after they were allegedly found with a total of 46 ducks on Jan. 18.

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January 23 at 3:00 pm
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LDWF agents write-up 15 for alleged duck hunting violations at Rayne sewer plant

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited 15 residents for alleged duck hunting violations on Jan. 17 at the Rayne sewer plant in Acadia Parish.

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January 23 at 2:32 pm
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