Hunting

John Michael Benoit, of Pollock, poses with the big 8-point buck he shot on family land in Grant Parish on Saturday, Oct. 13. The deer green-scored 140 inches, and was estimated at 4 ½ years old.<br />

Hunter walks out front door, sticks Grant Parish brute

Benoit’s big 8-pointer stretches the tape to 140 inches
23 hours ago

Four cited for alleged squirrel hunting violations

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

Mansfield man ordered to pay more than $6,000 for wildlife violations

Canizaro convicted of selling deer and squirrel meat in Desoto and Bossier parishes
October 10 at 9:09am
Landon York, 23, of Mandeville, poses with the big East Carroll Parish 10-point he drilled Friday afternoon, Oct. 5. The big buck was estimated to be 5 ½ years old, and green-scored 163 ⅜ inches of bone.

Bowhunter downs impressive East Carroll Parish 10-point

York’s big deer green scores 163 inches
October 08 at 5:21pm
This map highlights Louisiana lands east of the Mississippi River in red where the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission expanded the cervid carcass importation ban.

Carcass importation ban expands to include Louisiana lands east of Mississippi River

Measure affects hunters in parts of East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes
October 08 at 8:42am
Phillip Zaunbrecher, 23, of Mowata, poses with his dog Bella and the South American ringed teal he shot over rice stubble near Eunice on Sept. 21.

Mowata hunter downs South American ringed teal

Unique bird likely escaped from a zoo or aviary, biologist says
October 01 at 9:05am
Greg Hackney poses with a nice buck he shot during the rut along the Mississippi River.

Sportsman TV: Hunting the Mississippi River whitetail rut

Great tips on rut tactics you can use this fall
September 24 at 2:30pm

Robeline man cited for deer hunting violations in Natchitoches Parish

Suspect admitted to shooting an 8-point on Sept. 14, LDWF says
September 20 at 5:14pm
Hunters at Bin There Hunting near Welsh enjoyed a pretty successful opening weekend in the rice fields, despite the second-lowest teal count on record in the LDWF's annual September aerial survey.

Teal opening weekend produces mixed results

Hunting conditions in the state seemed to improve heading west
September 18 at 4:53am
The September 2018 teal survey estimate of only 59,000 birds is the second lowest on record, behind only 2013, according to the state's waterfowl study leader, Larry Reynolds.

LDWF: Teal numbers plummet for aerial survey

59,000 birds is second-lowest estimate on record
September 14 at 1:29pm
Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, poses with the 9-foot gator he shot Sept. 1, during Mississippi's alligator season. After a 40-minute fight with a Penn 6000 Series rod and reel, Wilson was able to dispatch the gator with a shot from his 20-gauge.

9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

40-minute battle in Mississippi results in angler’s first-ever gator
September 12 at 4:43pm

Alexandria man cited for deer violations in Rapides Parish

Subject admitted to shooting a deer on Sept. 1, LDWF says
September 12 at 2:14pm

Multiple dove-baiting citations issued opening weekend by LDWF

39 tickets written Sept. 1-3, agency says
September 06 at 6:32pm
Colby Fruge struggles to get a weakened doe into fishing buddy Clint Cryar's Gator Trax Sunday afternoon. The pair were in the Choctaw Canal when they saw the deer stuck in the fork of a tree, and videoed their rescue mission.

Video: Fishing buddies save trapped doe

Sunday afternoon catfishing trip turns into deer rescue mission near Grosse Tete
September 04 at 4:41pm