Hunting

Howard Caviness poses with the

'Godfather' buck goes down in Lincoln Parish

Big 10-point green-scored 158 inches
December 18, 2017 at 5:09pm

Baskin man cited for not using tags, shooting seven bucks

Hunts occurred this fall in Franklin Parish, LDWF says
December 18, 2017 at 4:22pm

Hamburg man busted for deer-hunting violations

Allegedly killed buck while squirrel hunting on Bayou des Glaises, LDWF says
December 18, 2017 at 9:17am

LDWF agents bust Mer Rouge poachers

Social media pages aid investigation in Morehouse Parish
December 18, 2017 at 8:30am
Barry Brown with Tebow: Scenes like this make it easy to understand why duck hunters love the sport so much.

Working the duck beat

Recalling early assignments on WMAs in Avoyelles Parish
December 15, 2017 at 2:29pm
Shay Seacrist poses with Big Nasty, the 10-point Jackson Parish buck she shot on Dec. 10. The buck green-scored 155 inches of bone.

‘Big Nasty’ busted in Jackson Parish

Heavy-horned 10-point green-scored 155 inches
December 15, 2017 at 10:47am
Teddy Dupuy, of St. Amant, poses with the big public lands 8-point he shot on Thanksgiving Day in the Kisatchie National Forest in Grant Parish. The big buck green-scored 158 inches of bone.

Kisatchie public land stud bites the dust

Dupuy's big 8 green scores 158 inches
December 15, 2017 at 8:17am
Large, open-water ponds provide lush feeding areas for waterfowl, but little natural vegetation besides roseau canes to camouflage hunters. Permanent blinds are prohibited on Delta National Wildlife Refuge.

Why hunt Delta National Wildlife Refuge?

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Pintail whistles are the men’s bread-and-butter calls.

Delta’s dirty dozen

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Hunting over a food plot is a great December tactic to knock down a nice buck.

‘Magic times’

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Continuing to put out corn gives deer a free meal — mostly at night —  and limits daytime movement.

Stay away

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Having a pirogue or boat gives hunters an upper hand when hunting the marsh. Traveling the waterways provides access to the interior marsh, away from high-pressured areas.

Public land along the coast

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am

LDWF aerial survey: December duck count at 3.02 million birds

Figure is double November’s estimate, but 16 percent below last December
December 14, 2017 at 6:27pm
LSU grad student Elizabeth Bonczek attaches a telemetry transmitter to a mottled duck hen that was captured late this summer — when the birds are flightless — at the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge..

Mottled duck telemetry study underway in Southwest Louisiana

Goal is to determine nesting success of reclusive ducks
December 14, 2017 at 6:00am