Sentences handed down for duck limit violations in New Orleans, Venice

Agents found seven hunters in possession of more than 130 birds, LDWF says
March 08 at 3:03pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is officially banning supplemental deer feeding in three Northeastern Louisiana parishes to curb the potential spread of CWD, which was discovered in a Mississippi buck earlier this year.

LDWF officially bans supplemental deer feeding in three Northeast La. parishes

Effort to curb the spread of CWD goes into effect March 5
March 02 at 10:28am
Check out the big 38-pound male bobcat shot in Acadia Parish on Feb. 5.

Huge bobcat goes down Feb. 5

Big predator tipped the scales at a whopping 38 pounds
February 21 at 10:16pm

Bethany man busted for alleged deer violations in Caddo Parish

Suspect caught on game camera trespassing and hunting at night, LDWF says
February 07 at 2:36pm
Amanda Smith, of Brouillette, poses with the monstrous 25-point non-typical she shot on Jan. 13 in Avoyelles Parish. The score isn't official yet because the rack hasn't dried for 60 days, but the big buck grossed 240 ⅝ and netted 228 ⅜ B&C.

Avoyelles hunter knocks down giant 240-inch ‘Rougarou’ buck

Amazing 25-point non-typical could land in Louisiana’s all-time Top 5
February 07 at 9:17am
Brock Baudoin, 27, of New Iberia, dropped this rare leucistic greenhead on Jan. 17 in Vermilion Parish near Abbeville. Leucism causes a partial loss of pigmentation on an animal, in this case the drake's head.

Hunter shoots rare white-headed mallard drake

Leucistic bird went down in Vermilion Parish
January 31 at 5:19pm

Two busted for alleged night-hunting in Washington Parish

Incident occurred on Jan. 27, LDWF says
January 30 at 10:34am
Prairieville's Michael Campo shot this rare leucistic gadwall Jan. 16 while hunting in Delacroix.

Blond gadwall killed in Delacroix

State waterfowl biologist says leucistic grey duck is rare
January 23 at 4:32pm

Rabbit hunters cited for alleged violations in Plaquemines Parish

Two Alabama men cited in Jan. 3 incident near Pointe a la Hache, LDWF says
January 22 at 1:30pm
January's aerial survey indicated big increases in mallard numbers, from 94,000 in December to 188,000 earlier this month.

January's aerial waterfowl survey similar to December numbers

3.07 million ducks is 17 percent higher than recent five-year average
January 18 at 4:51pm
Effie's Brad Normand poses with the big 12-point buck he shot Dec. 26 on Dahlia Plantation in Tensas Parish. The deer's rack featured split brow tines and heavy mass throughout, and green-scored 161 ⅛ inches.

Effie hunter downs 12-point Tensas Parish stud

Normand’s buck features split brow tines, scores 161 ⅛
January 18 at 2:51pm
Canaan Heard, with Faulk’s Game Calls, said if second-split ducks appear interested in your spread, keep the calling to a minimum and avoid blowing any long hail calls. Less is more at this point in the season.

Late-season duck calling tips

January 15 at 7:00am
Darrin Dawes killed this potential Louisiana state-record buck on Friday, Jan. 12 while hunting in St. Landry Parish.

Another possible state-record buck taken

Massive St. Landry Parish 12-point greenscores mid-180s as typical deer
January 13 at 9:30pm
Jennifer Wall poses with the big Madison Parish buck she shot on Nov. 22. The 307-pound beast was estimated to be 8 ½ years old, and the 11-point green-scored 177 inches at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

Father's advice pays off with giant Madison Parish 11-point

307-pound buck scores 177 inches
January 11 at 9:04am