Events & Announcements

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
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler of Monroe was airlifted early this morning after being shot multiple times in the line of duty, the agency reported.

LDWF agent shot multiple times in the line of duty

Agent airlifted after incident related to vehicle stop, agency reports
January 07, 2017 at 7:30am
State Representative Jack Montoucet has been named to succeed embattled Charlie Melancon as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Montoucet named to head Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

State representative to replace Charlie Melancon effective Jan. 16
December 30, 2016 at 10:03am
Charlie Melancon, the secretary of the LDWF, tendered his resignation effective Dec. 31, citing problems with employees within the agency, CCA and the state's outdoor writers in hindering his attempts to bring about reform.

LDWF’s Melancon tenders resignation effective Dec. 31

Embattled secretary cites CCA, outdoor writers and ‘individuals within the department’ as problems
December 22, 2016 at 11:35am
The resignation of LDWF Secretary Charlie Melancon was confirmed last night by Gov. Jon Bel Edwards, but the agency head will remain in office until a replacement is named.

Melancon's resignation confirmed, but he's not going anywhere yet

Embattled agency head to stay on until LDWF replacement found, spokesman says
December 15, 2016 at 8:28am
LDWF Secretary Charlie Melancon has reportedly been asked to resign.

LDWF's Melancon asked to resign, source says

Controversial agency secretary 'still coming to work,' anonymous source reveals
December 14, 2016 at 4:33pm

Texas man gets stiff sentence for killing two Louisiana whooping cranes

Frederick ordered to pay $26,000, gets five years probation, LDWF says
October 27, 2016 at 3:55pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that two wildlife management areas — Peason Ridge and Tunica Hills —have expanded in size after a vote at the September Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting.

Acreage increases on Peason Ridge, Tunica Hills WMAs

23,300 acres added on Peason Ridge, 627-acre increase on Tunica Hills, LDWF says
September 29, 2016 at 1:48pm