Hunting

Louisiana’s dove season opened on Sept. 2, and the daily limit is 15 birds.

The dos and don’ts of dove hunting

Don't get caught inadvertently hunting over a baited field
Yesterday at 3:00pm
An interesting photo of a buck that appears to have been sheared by a dog groomer.

Practical strategies for success

Trail cams provide keen insight for your property
September 21 at 4:49pm
Teal hunters across Louisiana gave opening weekend mixed reviews. The 16-day season ends on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Teal hunters give opening weekend mixed reviews

Fog, excess water, birds on the move make for challenging conditions
September 18 at 12:28pm
September's aerial survey completed this week noted more than 370,000 blue-winged teal in the state, almost four times the number counted last year.

Teal numbers in LDWF’s September survey rocket to 373,000

Almost quadruples number of birds counted in 2016, Reynolds says
September 15 at 3:21pm
Some high quality deer can be found on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA in south central Louisiana, making it a popular destination for hunters.

Coastal Wildlife Management Areas

September 15 at 7:00am
Pierce the hide above the knee joint on both legs and hoist the hog to a comfortable height.

Prepping a hog for the butcher

September 15 at 7:00am
Not all locations in Areas 4 and 9 have experienced declining deer numbers. These seven deer were photographed after the 2016 season on a 30-acre tract.

Deer harvest, number of hunters in decline

Poor habitat conditions, hogs, storms all contribute
September 12 at 9:00am
Dave Moreland believes this year’s rut could run slightly earlier, so don’t necessarly pass up a hunt in favor of waiting on the traditional later dates.

Full 2017-18 Rut Report in October’s Louisiana Sportsman

Rut could be slightly earlier this fall than traditional dates, Moreland says
September 11 at 4:30pm
Although it’s not a big expanse of water, small spots that are flooded in fields are often great teal spots during the special teal-only season.

Get ready, get set, go for teal! Part 2

This teal hunter shares his tips to get set and go after the early birds of duck hunting.
September 01 at 7:00am
Don’t underestimate the importance of preseason scouting to look for different hunting areas.

2017-18 WMA Forecast

A look at the public-land hunting for this year
September 01 at 7:00am
Owen George used to be a deer hunter, but the year-round appeal of hogs has changed his outlook.

High-tech hog whacking

Thanks to new technology, bringing home the bacon has never been easier.
September 01 at 7:00am

Cover

September 01 at 7:00am
Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter the opportunity to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

Keys to bow stand selection

Archer’s choice of areas, trees is crucial
September 01 at 7:00am