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Corey Crochet has always loved frogging, but now really enjoys it because it is something that he can do at night after working all day.

Grand River hammers — Expert frogging tips

The Atchafalaya Basin and its associated waterways are full of fish, but there other creatures draw this couple out night after night. Learn why they love frogging and how they maximize their efforts.
August 01, 2015 at 7:00am

Applications available online for Elbow Slough WMA opening weekend lottery dove hunts

Deadline for entry is Aug. 7, LDWF says
July 08, 2015 at 9:51am
The small eardrums, only about the size of the frog’s eye, mark this bullfrog as a female.

Bullfrogs are greedy

Easy to catch, great addition to any fish fry
June 01, 2015 at 7:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct a lottery to award alligator tags to the general public later this summer. Applications for the lottery must be postmarked by July 5, 2015, to be eligible for the random drawing.

LDWF announces 2015 alligator lottery hunts

Applications must be submitted by July 15; hunts will be conducted Aug. 26 - Oct. 1
May 13, 2015 at 3:29pm
A black bear management plan was submitted to the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, including provisions for a potential harvest if the U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Service eventually decides to de-list the animal from its protected species list.

Louisiana black bear management plan submitted Thursday to LWFC

Basic harvest guidelines outlined if bears are eventually not federally protected
February 06, 2015 at 11:41am
You’ve killed a few squirrels, and now it’s time to prep them for cooking. Here are the steps to making quick work of the process.

7 steps to clean a squirrel

The tail-step method provides easy, hair-free meat
December 18, 2014 at 7:30am
Filling your bag with squirrels can be tough, but a few simple rules can help you up the odds of success.

Top 6 squirrel-hunting tips

Learn to fill your limits by following this expert’s guidelines
December 16, 2014 at 8:00am
Thomas Capps of Richmond, Va., killed this 782-pound black bear on Tuesday in Hyde County. It is the second-heaviest bear ever killed in North Carolina.

North Carolina's No. 2 all-time black bear killed by Virginia hunter

Richmond man takes 782-pound male bruin with three shots from .300 Magnum
November 13, 2014 at 5:00pm
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
Keith LaCaze loves to squirrel hunt, and he shared his top 6 tips for hunting success.

Top 6 squirrel-hunting tips

Follow these hunting rules to fill out your daily bag limit
October 24, 2014 at 8:26am
The new Arashi Wake Crank provides an alluring wobble right at the surface of the water, driving bass into biting.

Arashi Wake Crank a bass magnet

New Storm lure designed by Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk
October 08, 2014 at 11:03am
Taking better cover in the field, using a good camo to better match your surroundings and switching chokes can all lead to solid mid-season dove hunts.

Mid-season dove tactics

Cautious birds necessitate better camo, choke adjustments
October 07, 2014 at 4:12pm
Jean Poirrier III, left, his father, Jean

Cleaning squirrels — the easy way

'Balloon method' great for quick, hairless skinning
September 30, 2014 at 9:52am
Early September is hot. One of the best places to be in a dove field is in the shade when dove aren’t flying.

Opening-weekend dove-hunting essentials

September 15, 2014 at 7:00am