Game Warden

In 2008, this cougar discovered in Bossier City had to be put down due to public safety concerns.

Mistaken identity

Majority of big cat reports cannot be verified
October 24, 2014 at 9:00am
Many camps are isolated, so it’s important to have a plan for when medical emergencies arise.

Hunting camp preparedness

Make sure you have an emergency plan
September 24, 2014 at 9:00am
LDWF agents working in the Gulf must be able to identify all species of fish to properly enforce regulations.

On offshore patrol

Fisheries enforcement in the Gulf under the JEA
August 21, 2014 at 2:05pm
Boating is a great way to spend an afternoon, but knowing the waterway you’re on is one way to ensure you return to the landing safely.

Smart boating

Familiarity with boat handling characteristics and safe operation
July 24, 2014 at 9:00am
Anglers share water with all kinds of boats operated by those with varying amounts of experience, so it’s important to be proactive and safe when you’re running your craft.

Summer safety

June 23, 2014 at 9:00am
Sometimes loss of fishing and hunting privileges is often a very effective penalty for breaking game laws.

Innovative sentencing

A different way to discourage poaching
May 19, 2014 at 7:56pm
Baiting turkeys is illegal, but remains an effective means of poaching.

Protecting Louisiana’s wild turkeys

You can help protect this game bird
April 25, 2014 at 9:00am
Big-buck contests occasionally tempt some to cheat, which is illegal in Louisiana.

Contest fraud stinks

Prizes make people do crazy things
March 24, 2014 at 9:00pm
Capt. Tracy Lucky, the author and Eric Stokes with gill netting and crappie from a case in 1984.

Crappie crooks

Going the extra mile to catch illegal netters
February 21, 2014 at 9:00am
Even on a Colorado elk hunt Louisiana game wardens discuss myths and truths of the job with hunters from all over the United States.

Facts behind the fiction

Clearing up myths about game wardens
January 23, 2014 at 9:00am
Before ATVs became commonplace, horses were a tool used to patrol back-country areas inaccessible with motorized vehicles.

Horses for conservation law enforcement

December 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Enforcing duck-hunting regulations has benefited bird populations, which translates into happy hunters.

Waterfowl enforcement

Changes have benefited duck populations
November 25, 2013 at 9:00am
Safety straps should always be used when hunting from elevated stands. You never know what might happen.

Avoiding accidents in the field

Hunter safety should always be top of mind
October 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Opening day of the 2014 hunting season is still a month away, but September marks the beginning of the “squirrel wars” between poachers and wildlife enforcement agents.

Stopping the September squirrel poacher

Game wardens turn their attention to the woods
September 24, 2013 at 9:00am