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
If an edict issued in the last hours of President Barack Obama’s administration is not overturned, bass anglers on Delta National Wildlife Refuge could lose the right to use lead lures to probe the fish-rich environment.

National policies really do matter

Lead ban could hurt our sport
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
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
Janelle’s Shrimp Slaw pairs with any entrée as a side salad.

Who says real Cajuns don’t eat salads?

February 21, 2017 at 2:30am

Plane hits deer during takeoff in Charlotte, N.C.

Returns to airport safely, all 44 passengers unharmed
February 15, 2017 at 2:19pm

Door-to-door shrimp salesmen busted by LDWF

Pair allegedly shorted customers, sold without retail seafood license
February 15, 2017 at 9:30am
Jack Montoucet, a former state representative from Crowley, was appointed to serve as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries by Gov. John Bel Edwards after Charlie Melancon resigned in December.

LDWF pick appears to be positive change

Secretary Montoucet is one of us
February 01, 2017 at 7:00am
The roots of Soileau’s Duck and Oyster Gumbo go back to his days growing up cooking at camps in Evangeline Parish.

Smoked meat goes with seafood

But don’t use ‘spicy wieners’
January 27, 2017 at 12:13pm
Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, 25, of Monroe, survived being shot five times during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 in the Perryville area, and will be heading to a rehab facility in Mississippi on Jan. 26 to continue his recovery.

LDWF enforcement agent shot during traffic stop to be released from hospital

Wheeler was shot five times on Jan. 7 between Sterlington and Bastrop
January 25, 2017 at 1:32pm

Ponchatoula man arrested for unauthorized use of Venice airboat

Incident occurred last November in Cypress Cove Marina, LDWF says
January 13, 2017 at 8:56am
Amethyst Baird, 31, of Monroe, was booked with attempted first degree murder of a police officer in connection with Saturday's shooting of LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler in Morehouse Parish.

Monroe woman charged in connection with LDWF game warden shooting, LSP says

Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler listed in stable condition Saturday night
January 08, 2017 at 6:52am
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler was shot five times early Saturday morning during a traffic stop in Morehouse Parish. The suspect is still at large.

LDWF agent shot Saturday morning in stable condition in Shreveport ICU

Senior Agent Wheeler in ICU at LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center
January 07, 2017 at 9:55pm