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More than 100 hunters cited for dove-related violations opening weekend

Most tickets for hunting over a baited area, LDWF says
September 10, 2014 at 7:31am

LDWF offers private-land dove hunts on opening day

Leases available in Beauregard, Grant and Tangipahoa parishes Sept. 6
September 03, 2014 at 5:20pm
Doves aren’t the easiest birds to hit on the fly, nor are they easy to find in tall grass.

A wing and a prayer — Louisiana’s dove-hunting lives on

When doves descend on ag fields this month, they will be lucky to make it through the hail of lead. Here are some thoughts on how you can get in on the action.
September 01, 2014 at 7:00am
A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 in favor of stricter scrutiny of gun purchases, where the buyer must disclose if he intends to keep or sell the new weapon.

Divided Supreme Court rules against 'straw' gun purchases

Buyers must state whether they intend to sell or keep a new gun
June 16, 2014 at 2:29pm
Dove hunters should get more days afield, as well as an earlier start to opening day, when the 2014-15 hunting season kicks off in September.

More days, earlier opening-day hunts expected in 2014-15 dove season

LDWF to recommend opening day hunting beginning half hour before sunrise
June 13, 2014 at 8:55am
Iva Evans of Chackbay adopted Gizmo when she could fit in the palm of Evans' hand. Now the full-grown nutria sleeps under her bed and dines on plates of vegetables and sweets.

Adopted nutria returns home to the high life in Chackbay

Gizmo survives two months in the wild, travels three miles to return to family
May 15, 2014 at 1:50pm
Charlie LaRose found a recently-eaten 6-inch rat inside a bullfrog he caught Saturday night in Maurepas Swamp.

Maurepas Swamp bullfrog has 'secret surprise inside'

Veteran frogger shocked at big frog's stomach contents
April 03, 2014 at 9:57am

If you shoot down a tree in the woods, will anyone hear it when it lands on top of you?

Sharpshooter not too 'sharp' when target is a tree
March 31, 2014 at 2:45pm
Nutria hunting helps save Louisiana’s coastal wetlands from erosion.

Wetland Warriors — Battling coastal erosion by hunting nutria

Nutria damage thousands of acres of Louisiana’s fragile coastal marshes each year, and here’s how you can help minimize that damage — one rodent at a time.
March 01, 2014 at 7:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife is conducting a 13-question survey of the state's dove hunters. The deadline to participate is March 16.

LDWF seeks input from dove hunters across the state

Deadline to participate in online survey is March 16
February 24, 2014 at 1:59pm
The SlatGrate modular system is lightweight and is made from just three parts: 6-inch legs, 12-inch slats and 18-inch rails.

SlatGrate makes a versatile cooking platform

Lightweight, modular systems assemble in seconds and come in a variety of styles and sizes
February 21, 2014 at 3:11pm
A wild hog charges an unidentified hunter twice in this video shot from a GoPro-type camera mounted on the hunter's head.

Vid shows hog charging hunter

GoPro video records hunter being knocked down, shooting hog
February 20, 2014 at 12:37pm
A ruckus of bawling and trailing begins as the beagles get the scent with their noses to the ground.

Of hounds and hunters

February 15, 2014 at 7:00am
Two Black Mouth Curs treed several squirrels and even a few coons up in Eudora, Ark. for this week's episode of Sportsman TV.

Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on CST: Tree Rat Smackdown

Hackney enjoys an action-packed February squirrel-and-coon hunt in Arkansas
February 06, 2014 at 12:00am