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Top 5 tips for opening day of dove season

It’s probably almost too late to get in much practice time at the range in preparation for the opening day of dove season on Saturday,but you still have time to stock up on supplies you might need in the field.

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CCA-Louisiana STAR Tournament ends at 5 p.m. on Labor Day

We’re down to the final days that anglers will be on the lookout for tagged redfish and speckled trout in the CCA-Louisiana STAR Tournament, but it’s not too late to register if you plan on hitting the water over the long Labor Day weekend.

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9 hours ago
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VIDEO: How to 'quick-tune' your bow

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With bow season starting up in the coming weeks, it’s past time to shake the rust off bow and ensure you’re ready when that deer steps out at 30 yards on opening morning.

Even if you’ve been shooting on a regular basis, it’s a good idea to take a few minutes to tune the bow.

And Shawn Padgett of ArcheryTalk.com said it’s not all that difficult — in fact, he shares what he calls a “quick tune” on a Youtube video.

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15 hours ago
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Changes on the horizon for Louisiana duck hunters starting with 2016-17 season

Louisiana hunters will know next April the duck season dates for the 2016-17 state season — a full four months earlier than when that information is traditionally voted on by the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission every August.

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Yesterday at 6:00 pm
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Stay safe, legal on opening day of dove season, LDWF says

Saturday marks the beginning of the 2015-16 dove season in Louisiana, and enforcement agents with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be out across the state making sure hunters have a safe opening day.

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Yesterday at 10:40 am
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Drawdown finally completed on Catahoula Lake

After an unusually long summer flooding period, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has finally completed the annual drawdown on Catahoula Lake, an important stop for early-season waterfowl in the Mississippi Flyway.

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Yesterday at 8:41 am
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LDWF offers opening day dove hunts Sept. 5

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is providing opening day dove hunting opportunities this Saturday on leased private land in three parishes.

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September 01 at 4:50 pm
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Bass tournament benefitting wounded game warden scheduled for Lake D'Arbonne

A fishing tournament benefitting the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agent who was shot in the back during a traffic stop in May is scheduled to take place later this month on Lake D’Arbonne.

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September 01 at 2:14 pm
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Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday set for Sept. 4-6

The upcoming Labor Day Weekend has an added bonus this year: Louisiana’s Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday is also slated for Sept. 4-6, so if you’ve been waiting to buy that new gun or to stock up on ammo for the upcoming hunting seasons, you can get it done starting this Friday.

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August 31 at 3:39 pm
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Six arrested for oyster violations in St. Bernard Parish

Enforcement agents arrested six men from two different vessels Friday for alleged oyster violations in St. Bernard Parish, according to a news release.

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August 31 at 2:52 pm
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Trout bite still going strong out of Cocodrie

Despite warmer-than-usual temperatures in August, the speckled trout bite out of Cocodrie is still going strong, according to a fishing guide.

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August 31 at 12:57 pm
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The big cook cooks big

Rick Barrios is a big, burly, bear of a man — nearly 400 pounds. With his dark hair and grizzled goatee he would be intimidating if his face didn’t constantly wear a big, open smile.

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August 29 at 9:00 am
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VIDEO: 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, coastal restoration work still to be done

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Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina barreled into the Louisiana coast. The monster storm cut through the marshes of Southeast Louisiana, tearing out huge swathes of the already ailing wetlands and pushing water up the long-pilleried Mississippi River Gulf Outlet to flood New Orleans and Chalemette.

And, while the MRGO finally has been sealed off, there remains a lot of work to shore up the coast and offer protection for the marshes and communities, the National Wildlife Federation recently pointed out in a Youtube video.

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August 28 at 12:57 pm
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LDWF schedules September public meetings for waterfowl hunters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled six meetings across the state next month to provide information and accept public comments on waterfowl hunting topics including zones and splits, changes in how season dates will be set and more.

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August 28 at 11:27 am
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Restricted access to Rockefeller SWR for nuisance gator harvest

The annual nuisance alligator harvest will restrict public access to the Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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August 28 at 6:21 am
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East Ascension DU banquet set for Sept. 10

The East Ascension Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 2015 banquet beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Trademart building at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

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August 27 at 4:34 pm
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