Events & Announcements

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
The Fetch-n-Fish Tub returns to the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show that's going on now through Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

Fetch-n-Fish Tub returns to Louisiana Sportsman Show

Watch dog show, learn fishing techniques at unique seminars
March 16, 2017 at 3:50pm
In advance of the spring boating season, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering seven free boating courses across the state from March 19-25.

LDWF to offer seven boater education classes next week

Courses mandatory for Louisiana boaters born after Jan. 1, 1984 who operate over a 10 hp motor
March 16, 2017 at 3:35pm
Bowie Outfitters will again host the Fishing Discount Zone as part of the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show scheduled this Thursday through Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

Fishing Discount Zone back for the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show

Huge savings on fishing tackle featured at outdoor extravaganza
March 15, 2017 at 2:32pm
A full complement of tractors, lawn implements and other power equipment will be part of the Louisiana Sportsman Show's power equipment show slated for Thursday through Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

Best deals on power equipment at Louisiana Sportsman Show

Power equipment show has tractors, farm equipment and other implements
March 14, 2017 at 11:03pm
Splash Dogs is again a featured event at the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show set for March 16-19 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.

Get ready for Splash Dogs

Louisiana Sportsman Show event allows all dogs to compete
March 13, 2017 at 10:59am
More than 20 boat dealers will be part of the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Boat Show held March 16-19 in conjunction with the Louisiana Sportsman Show at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.

Boat Show featured at 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show

More than 30 brands will be represented
March 08, 2017 at 8:22am
The 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Show begins March 16 and continues through March 19 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.

38th Louisiana Sportsman Show to be held March 16-19

Annual outdoor extravaganza hosted at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales
March 06, 2017 at 9:30am
The state tournament for the Archery in Louisiana Schools program is being held on Saturday, March 4 in Shreveport, with more than 1,000 kids expected to compete for $20,000 in scholarships and the chance to move on to the national competition.

LDWF's Archery in Louisiana Schools program hits the bullseye

More than 1,000 archers slated to compete in state tourney in Shreveport on March 4
March 03, 2017 at 11:04am
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney kicks off a brand new season of Sportsman TV on March 2 at 6:30 p.m. with bass fishing tips out of Des Allemands.

New season of Sportsman TV premiers tonight on CST

Hackney targets bass in Des Allemands in first episode
March 02, 2017 at 8:35am
Every adult entrant in the 2017 Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest held during the Louisiana Sportsman Show in Gonzales will be eligible to win a Yamaha ATV.

2017 Yamaha Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest better than ever

Enter for chance to win Yamaha ATV, gun or bow package at Louisiana Sportsman Show
February 23, 2017 at 10:49am