Events & Announcements

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

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
This female young adult sperm whale was discovered on the Grand Isle beach Saturday, Aug. 26. A necropsy was performed on the animal, but no official cause of death has been determined.

Grand Isle sperm whale was third found on Louisiana coast in the last year

No cause of death yet, whale was an older juvenile or young adult female, LDWF says
August 31, 2017 at 5:04pm
Louisiana's 2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday is set for this weekend, Sept. 1-3. All eligible purchases will be subject to 3 percent state tax, but local sales taxes are exempt.<br />

2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday set for this weekend, Sept. 1-3

State's budget crunch means eligible purchases subject to 3 percent tax
August 30, 2017 at 9:00am
A dead sperm whale washed ashore at Grand Isle Aug. 26, and onlookers took photos of the animal as officials determined what to do.

Video shows sperm whale washing ashore on Grand Isle

20- to 30-foot whale to be buried after tissue samples collected, newspaper reports
August 26, 2017 at 5:14pm
For the first time in 12 years, the Louisiana Sportsman Show returned to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this weekend and drew big crowds Friday through Sunday.

Sportsman Show fills the ‘Dome

Big crowds find big savings on hunting, fishing equipment and more
July 24, 2017 at 4:00pm

Louisiana Sportsman Show opens in Superdome today

Get unbelievable prices all weekend long on deer and duck hunting supplies, ATVs, fishing equipment and more
July 21, 2017 at 12:07am

2017 Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest hits the Dome this weekend

Seven $500 Cabela’s gift certificates and more up for grabs in contest hosted by QDMA
July 19, 2017 at 3:05pm

ATVs abound at Sportsman Show in New Orleans

All major manufacturers on site with special early-season offers
July 18, 2017 at 11:08am

Fetch-n-Fish Tub featured at 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show in New Orleans

High-flying dogs, fishing demonstrations always fan favorites
July 17, 2017 at 2:20pm

Duck Hunting Expo at Louisiana Sportsman Show in New Orleans

Check out the latest mud boats, calls, clothing, gear and more
July 14, 2017 at 11:17am

Discount Zone stocked for Sportsman Deer, Duck and Fishing Show

Come out to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome July 21-23 for unbeatable prices
July 12, 2017 at 9:11pm

Louisiana Sportsman Show returns to Superdome July 21-23

Get unbelievable prices on deer and duck hunting supplies, ATVs, fishing equipment and more
July 11, 2017 at 3:34pm