Hunting

Sentences handed down for duck limit violations in New Orleans, Venice

Agents found seven hunters in possession of more than 130 birds, LDWF says
March 08 at 3:03pm
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, poses with the big 8-point he shot in January on Louisiana public lands with his 70-bound Martin recurve bow.

Apex Predator: Blade-aiming technique takes down 8-pointer with recurve

Chauvin ends season in style with big Louisiana public lands buck
March 08 at 1:25pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is officially banning supplemental deer feeding in three Northeastern Louisiana parishes to curb the potential spread of CWD, which was discovered in a Mississippi buck earlier this year.

LDWF officially bans supplemental deer feeding in three Northeast La. parishes

Effort to curb the spread of CWD goes into effect March 5
March 02 at 10:28am
LOWA Uplander GTX boots

LOWA Uplander GTX boots

March 01 at 7:00am
Harvesting a turkey with a bow takes patience, practice and a bit of luck. Between a tom’s small kill zone and getting one within bow range, it can prove to be tough.

Stick it to a tom

Turkey hunting is tough enough with a shotgun, but if you really want to increase the challenge, break out the sticks and string. Here’s what you need to know to bowhunt gobblers.
March 01 at 7:00am
John Carl Thompson of Hammond with a gobbler killed near the Tangipahoa River in March. It had a 10 7/8-inch beard,  and 1 1/4-inch spurs. He shot it with a 12 gauge Mossberg Ulti-Mag—a 3.5” Magnum with Winchester Long Beard XR shells with #5 shot.

Tuning up for turkeys

Your shotgun, choke, sights and ammo all play a big part in your success — or lack thereof — out in the woods. Try these tips to tweak your gobbler gun, and you’ll be talkin’ turkey this spring.
March 01 at 7:00am
With deer season in the rearview mirror, take time now to scout your woods for sign you might have missed last season.

There’s no better time than now to prepare

Review this season’s successes and failures, then adjust to up your odds next fall
March 01 at 7:00am
LOGT tipsters provide information which leads to the arrest of poachers and the seizure of illegally taken wildlife, like this alligator.

Louisiana Operation Game Thief

Tipster program effective tool for LDWF’s enforcement division
February 24 at 9:00am
One of the author’s nephews with a fully mature buck taken after a long, quiet hike to the stand.

Food for thought:

Is the convenience of an ATV worth the disturbance when it comes to getting to your stand undetected?
February 22 at 9:00am
Check out the big 38-pound male bobcat shot in Acadia Parish on Feb. 5.

Huge bobcat goes down Feb. 5

Big predator tipped the scales at a whopping 38 pounds
February 21 at 10:16pm
Brindle is the predominant color in mountain curs, although many are some shade of yellow. They are medium-sized, lightly built dogs.<br />

Pick out the right dog

February 15 at 7:00am
Hunters, old and young alike — Taylor Harris, Shannon McMullen and Parker McMullen — try to locate a squirrel that’s been treed.

Damp, cloudy and gray — perfect day

February 15 at 7:00am
Youngsters enjoy squirrel hunting with dogs because it involves a lot of activity, and being quiet is unimportant to the success of the hunt.

A perfect start for young hunters

February 15 at 7:00am