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

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries issued 101 citations across the state during the opening weekend of dove season.

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September 10 at 7:31 am
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2015 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule revealed

The Sabine River will kick off the 10th anniversary season of the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2015.

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September 05 at 10:29 am
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Mopping up on monster mangroves

During the dog days of summer, Grand Isle’s Trout Master sometimes turns his attention away from chasing specks just long enough to head offshore in pursuit of different prey.

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September 04 at 5:44 pm
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Low river stage in New Orleans means redfish in Venice

The Mississippi River is at 4 feet today in New Orleans, which translates to greenish, salty water in Venice — and a ringing dinner bell for redfish moving into the river system.

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September 04 at 8:05 am
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LDWF offers private-land dove hunts on opening day

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will provide public dove hunting options on private land leases in three parishes across the state.

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September 03 at 5:20 pm
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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 of dove season this Saturday, but you still have time to stock up on supplies you might need in the field.

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September 02 at 9:36 pm
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Bass boat strikes tree in Labor Day accident on Bayou Black, LDWF says

A 52-year-old man was injured Monday morning on Bayou Black when he apparently lost control of his bass boat and struck a tree.Read More...
September 02 at 6:40 pm
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Marrero man sentenced for commercial fishing violations, LDWF says

A 30-year-old Marrero man who took undercover agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on chartered fishing trips without a charter boat license pleaded  guilty last week to numerous commercial fishing violations in Plaquemines Parish.Read More...
September 02 at 9:53 am
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2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday set for Sept. 5-7

If you’ve been waiting to buy that new gun and stock up on ammo for the upcoming hunting season, Louisiana’s Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday scheduled for Sept. 5-7 will be the perfect time to do it.

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September 01 at 8:30 pm
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Mississippi state-record alligator snagged, dragged to boat

The Mississippi state record for the heaviest alligator was set last night in the wee hours of opening of the 2014 hunting season when three buddies killed a 756-pounder hunting in the state's Southwest Zone.

The beastly gator broke the record set last year by a 741.5-pounder killed by a Madison hunter.

And remember: These alligators have to be snagged manually (no set lines) and dragged to the boat to be dispatched.

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August 30 at 4:51 pm
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LDWF agents prepare for dove season opener on Sept. 6

Opening day hunters on private land can begin hunting doves one-half hour before sunrise this year, an important change to remember when the season kicks off statewide next Saturday, Sept. 6.Read More...
August 29 at 1:42 pm
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State shrimpers encouraged to report catches of Asian tiger prawns

Non-native Asian tiger prawns have been reported in all of Louisiana’s estuarine basins and adjacent offshore waters, and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is encouraging shrimpers to notify them if prawns show up in their nets.

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August 28 at 2:28 pm
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Toledo Bend gives up another lunker

Ronnie Bland broke in his brand new Ranger 520 Comanche in style recently on Toledo Bend.

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August 28 at 9:01 am
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CCA's STAR wraps up on Labor Day

With only five fishing days left in this year’s Coastal Conservation Association STAR tournament, registered anglers still have a shot at reeling in up to 47 tagged redfish that could still be roaming coastal waters, as well as simply catching a big fish that could move up the leaderboard before time expires at 5 p.m. on Labor Day.

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August 27 at 5:34 pm
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Redfish bite red hot out of Dularge, guide says

The redfish bite remains red hot in Dularge, while speckled trout are tough to find unless you have access to live bait.

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August 26 at 6:20 pm
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Sportsman TV archives: Fishing Toledo Bend in the summertime

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Greg Hackney just won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Cayuga Lake on Sunday, and Judy Cagle caught a monster 14.66-pounder at Toledo Bend Saturday afternoon.

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August 26 at 10:52 am
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