Hunting

Chatham man cited for alleged turkey violations

Incident occurred in Jackson Parish on April 9, LDWF says
April 10 at 3:30pm
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
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

Summerfield man arrested for alleged hunting violations in Claiborne Parish

Suspect was hunting turkeys out of season and also allegedly confessed to deer violations, LDWF says
March 20 at 4:38pm
Fooling wiley turkeys means you have to have as many tools as possible.

5 calls for turkey hunters

Don’t go in the woods without these tools
March 20 at 6:00am
The full body mount of Charlie Lusco's giant Diamond Island 11-point is scheduled to arrive at the Louisiana Sportsman Show's Big Buck Contest in Gonzales starting Friday.

Full-body mount of Lusco’s 11-point highlights Sportsman’s Big Buck Contest

Giant Diamond Island buck to receive official score this weekend
March 13 at 10:01pm
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
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