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Dove hunters on Louisiana wildlife management areas will be required to use only No. 6 non-toxic shot and smaller to reduce both the amount of lead deposited in fields and potential adverse effects on wildlife.

Non-toxic shot required on WMA dove fields this season

Change to reduce lead deposits in the soil, LDWF says
August 10 at 5:12pm

Facebook video documenting gator shootings leads to citations

Video showed the men kill two alligators and some frogs from a truck, LDWF says
June 07 at 3:12pm
Step 1: Remove one gland from the joint between the thigh and lower hind leg.

Musking is important

March 15 at 8:00am
Al Travis cooks wild game outdoors for friends every week.

How to cook raccoon

March 15 at 8:00am
George Ricks is known, among other things, for the hounds he keeps.

The coon dog man

March 15 at 8:00am
George Ricks freezes his coon hides quickly after skinning to prevent bacterial growth.

Why freeze hides?

March 15 at 8:00am
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
March 01 at 7:00am
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
March 01 at 7:00am
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
March 01 at 7:00am
Wild raccoons are large and aggressive animals, a far cry from the semi-domesticated ringtails that eat dog food on suburbanites’ patios.

Ringtail round-up — Top coon-hunting tactics

If you’re looking for some old-fashioned fun, chasing coons through the dark of night fits the bill. Here’s what you need to know.
March 01 at 7:00am

Grand Chenier men sentenced for alligator egg theft

Pair took 523 eggs illegally, LDWF says
February 06 at 3:51pm
Agents with the LDWF cited a Concordia Parish man for allegedly guiding a woodcock hunt on Richard K. Yancey WMA on Jan. 4.

Concordia Parish man busted for allegedly guiding woodcock hunt on Richard K. Yancey WMA

Guide received $600 deposit, LDWF says
January 24 at 4:50pm
A gator nicknamed Humpback was filmed Sunday crossing a trail in the marsh in Polk County, Fla. The big gator was estimated to be in the 13- to 15-foot range.

Check out video of giant Florida gator

Hikers capture footage of massive reptile in Polk County
January 16 at 5:09pm
Senior Agent Charles Talbert with parts of an illegally killed alligator seized in a case.

Saving the alligator in Louisiana

One of Louisiana’s biggest success stories
December 16, 2016 at 9:00am