Hunting

The daily bag limit for pintails has dropped from two birds down to one for the 2017-18 waterfowl season, according to LDWF waterfowl study leader Larry Reynolds.

LDWF waterfowl news: Reynolds talks 2017-18 season dates, pintail limits and Venice roseau cane worries

Teal season will open on a Friday for first time in 16 years
April 26 at 9:49pm

QDMA’s ‘Wildlife Field Day’ set for Saturday in Clinton

Free event will be held at Idlewild Research Station beginning at 8 a.m.
April 25 at 10:44am
Federal regulations prohibit waste of migratory game birds such as these three wood ducks.

Wanton waste regulations

Is it time to prohibit the waste of fish and wildlife in Louisiana?
April 21 at 9:00am
A hope shot with the 12 gauge at 60 yards.

Shooting turkeys

Time on the range with your turkey gun will lead to success in the field
April 12 at 9:00am

Chatham man cited for alleged turkey violations

Incident occurred in Jackson Parish on April 9, LDWF says
April 10 at 3:30pm
The author’s primitive Lutcher camp site.

Info on the old Lutcher Moore GMA

Public area is now Clear Creek WMA
April 08 at 9:00am
From the left, Brian and Torrie Eaton, the author and Randy Levingston pose with one of the hogs they downed during a March hunt on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Late-season hog success at the Delta

Relentless pursuit pays off on final hunt of the season
April 05 at 9:46am
If you give up after a morning hunt, it’s likely you’re missing golden opportunities to score a gobbler.

Don’t give up on afternoon turkeys

Gobblers more likely to respond later in the day, hunting pro says
April 05 at 6:00am
WX Boss

WX Boss

April 01 at 7:00am
In 2016, Jesse Langlois made quick work of this swamp gobbler. He drifted with the current of the Atchafalaya River and honed in on the turkey after hearing far off gobbling.

Stealth mode — The No. 1 Atchafalaya Basin turkey hunting tactic

Accessing the turkey woods by boat offers a stealthy approach and an escape from the crowds — and is the perfect solution for tracking down Atchafalaya Basin gobblers.
April 01 at 7:00am
Changing from a caliper-style release (right) to a back-tension release may help with problems involving holding on the target.

Living with target panic

Archers’ aiming problems can be overcome
April 01 at 7:00am
William McKey, left, and Chase Walker took down this 325-pound boar Friday night, March 24, on private property north of St. Francisville. The big hog was more than 6 feet long, stood more than 40 inches at the shoulder and had 3 ½-inch bottom tusks.

BR hunter downs 325-pound boar near St. Francisville

Hog was more than 6 feet long and stood more than 40 inches at the shoulder
March 31 at 4:10pm
According to a Delta Waterfowl study, the number of duck hunters nationally and statewide is in decline.

Delta Waterfowl: Duck hunter numbers in decline nationwide

Lack of access to good hunting grounds key, researcher says
March 30 at 1:09pm

LDWF agents cite 12 on opening weekend of turkey season

Hunting over a baited area most common violation
March 28 at 9:26pm