Hunting

Louisiana's ban on importation of cervid carcasses, including elk, goes into effect March 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced.

Cervid carcass importation ban goes into effect March 1

Louisiana regulation aimed at preventing spread of chronic wasting disease
February 23 at 2:48pm
This photo from the author’s collection illustrates the perfect trail camera pose to allow a pretty accurate age estimate.

Aging whitetail deer

You have to take a few deer to be sure
February 21 at 11:32am
Next fall's waterfowl season hunting dates are among the items up for discussion at LDWF public meetings being held across the state this week.

LDWF schedules public hearings on proposed hunting seasons

State-wide meetings held this week
February 21 at 10:52am
Working with your dog now will help it get rid of bad habits it might have picked up during the season.

Video: Training tips to get your dog ready for next season

Spend time with your retriever now to get rid of bad habits
February 20 at 1:50pm

Tennessee whitetail sets new non-typical B&C world record

Linked video details tough scoring session
February 16 at 3:30pm
Carlton Brodnax, of Collinston, shot this monstrous Morehouse Parish 11-pointer at about 290 yards on Nov. 25, 2016. The big Area 2 buck stretched the tape to more than 160 inches B&C with two separate scorers.

Collinston hunter nails hammer 11-point last November in Morehouse Parish

Big buck stretches the tape to 160-plus with two scorers
February 14 at 3:16pm

Grand Chenier men sentenced for alligator egg theft

Pair took 523 eggs illegally, LDWF says
February 06 at 3:51pm
After more than 1,300 public lands hunts, the author finally scored a mature buck when he downed

Apex Predator: Redemption buck

1,300-plus hunts finally result in public lands wallhanger
February 06 at 2:34pm

Shreveport man busted for deer hunting violations on WMA

Incident occurred on Jan. 31 in Red River Parish, LDWF says
February 02 at 4:50pm
Sylvester Badeaux, of Harvey, poses with the big Claiborne County, Miss. buck he shot on Friday, Jan. 27. The big 18-point green-scored a whopping 182 ¼ inches Boone and Crockett.

Harvey hunter downs 182-inch Mississippi buck

Big 18-point goes down near Hermanville on Jan. 27
February 02 at 2:50pm
Walkers and Black and Tans are two of the many breeds of coonhounds.

What's the best coonhounds?

Learn what one coon hunter looks for in hunting dogs
February 02 at 2:40pm
1) Stretch a stiff carcass by pulling its front and back legs in opposite directions. USE IMAGE 14

How to skin a coon

Hunter shares secrets to skinning raccoons
February 02 at 2:05pm
1) Make the pickle by adding at least 1 pound of salt and 3 ounces of citric acid per gallon of water. Heat the water to dissolve the salt, and then turn the heat off. Check the pH with the test strips: If it is higher than 2, add more citric acid.

11 steps to tan hides

Learn how to tan hides of coons, deer and more
February 02 at 11:12am

Franklinton man faces multiple deer charges

Suspect allegedly killed three deer in one day in Washington Parish, LDWF says
February 01 at 11:20am