Events & Announcements

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

Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge closed due to Tropical Storm Cindy

All access roads and boat launches closed, LDWF says
June 22, 2017 at 8:30am
Sam C. Barbera, III, will become the new executive director of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation later this year, succeeding Kell McInnis, who has served since May of 2006.

Barbera named assistant executive director of La. Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation

Thibodaux native leaving LDWF, set to take new post in two weeks
May 25, 2017 at 10:19am
Col. Joey Broussard, left, administers the oath of office to the 23 new LDWF enforcement agents who graduated Wednesday morning in Baton Rouge.

23 new LDWF enforcement agents sworn in Wednesday

New agents will fill vacancies across the state, LDWF says
April 26, 2017 at 2:31pm
Kyle Bennett, who entered a 140-class Iowa bow-killed buck in the Big Buck Contest, was pulled as the winner of the Yamaha 700 ATV Sunday afternoon at the Louisiana Sportsman Show in Gonzales.

Bennett wins Yamaha ATV in Sportsman's Big Buck Contest

Lusco's buck nets 173 ⅜, qualifies for all-time B&C record book
March 19, 2017 at 10:00pm