Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Rachel Barr demonstrating her shooting style with her bow.

Slamming gobblers — Anatomy of a wild turkey world slam

Rachel Barr set out to complete a wild turkey world slam before graduating high school — with archery equipment. Here’s how she did it and how you can follow in her footsteps.
April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Chad Newcomer poses with a tom he got on Hoosier National Forest in Indiana. His success came after traveling long distances in order to find un-pressured birds.

Think like a tom

Before you can bag a trophy gobbler, you’ve got to know where to find one. Here’s how to turn a turkey’s mind-set into an asset.
April 01, 2016 at 7:00am

Nine cited for alleged turkey hunting violations on opening weekend

Numerous hunters busted for hunting over a baited area, LDWF says
March 29, 2016 at 9:49pm

Angie man cited for turkey-hunting violations

Twenty-four-year-old allegedly killed turkey out of season, LDWF says
March 28, 2016 at 4:08pm

LDWF closes several WMAs due to flooding

Upcoming turkey season could be impacted
March 18, 2016 at 8:45am
Turkeys began feeding in the green patch where the author had plowed up the summer strip the day after he worked it. Turkeys should continue to feed here as the turkey season begins.

A new year, a new wildlife administration

March 11, 2016 at 11:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is sponsoring the Validate to Gobble Up Prizes contest — featuring a Mossberg Model 535 Triple Play 12-gauge shotgun — to encourage hunters to report turkey tag harvest information.

Turkey hunters: Validate tags for chance to win a Mossberg shotgun

LDWF’s contest encourages reporting tag info for better harvest data
March 09, 2016 at 5:18pm
Flextone Tramp Stamp Aluminum pot call

Flextone Tramp Stamp Aluminum pot call

March 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Ron Newcomer poses with a tom he harvested in Hoosier National Forest in Indiana in 2014.

In the bag — Must-have turkey-hunting gear

When you head the turkey woods this month, will you have everything you need to down a gobbler? These proven turkey killers share their equipment lists to help up your odds of success.
March 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Applications for youth and adult 2016 turkey season lottery hunts are available now on the LDWF website. The deadline to submit your application is Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

2016 turkey season lottery hunt applications available

Deadline for application submissions is Feb. 5, 2016, LDWF says
December 16, 2015 at 8:54am
Jimmy Stafford with sons David James (left) and Brandon (right) and a fine public land longbeard.

Veteran turkey biologist retires

Jimmy Stafford plans to stay active with wildlife activities
December 12, 2015 at 9:00am

Three cited for turkey hunting violations in Bienville Parish

Kearney allegedly shot turkey from road near Ringgold, LDWF says
August 18, 2015 at 3:15pm
Planting summer deer plots might not be necessary this year because of all the rain, but it’s a good idea to provide green patches for turkeys, like this one killed by Kendall Reed.

Summertime fun

Planting and predators
July 12, 2015 at 9:00am