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Two Lettsworth men cited for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men from Lettsworth on Feb. 1 for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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February 03 at 7:29 pm
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Mud boat ban after 2 p.m. proposed at Pass-A-Loutre WMA for September - January

A prohibition on mud boats and air-cooled propulsion engines after 2 p.m. on Pass-A-Loutre WMA from September through January is one of the changes being considered by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in a Notice of Intent adopted last month in Baton Rouge.

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February 02 at 9:18 pm
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Port Allen man cited for deer tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Port Allen man for alleged deer tagging violations in Winn and East Baton Rouge parishes.

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February 02 at 6:40 pm
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Vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club dies

The longtime vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club — a non-profit organization based in Winn Parish exclusively for disabled hunters — died last month at the age of 51.

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February 01 at 4:25 pm
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'Antler trapping' illegal in Louisiana, LDWF says

A new way to collect antler sheds that’s making the rounds on social media and online hunting forums is not legal in Louisiana, according to the state’s deer study leader.†

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February 01 at 12:09 pm
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Parts of Area 9 in Atchafalaya Basin to reopen for deer hunters Saturday

Deer season will reopen in parts of Deer Area 9 in the Atchafalaya Basin on Saturday (Jan. 30) when the Atchafalaya River gauge at Butte La Rose falls below 18 feet, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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January 29 at 6:12 pm
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Houma hunter downs big public lands 11-point in Concordia Parish

Ray Marcel kicked in 2016 in style: On the morning of Jan. 1 at about 7:15, he was 25 feet up in his Summit climber on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area enjoying a bite of his bacon sandwich.

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January 28 at 6:44 am
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Two cited for buying and selling deer meat

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Louisiana man for buying and selling deer meat in Allen Parish on Jan. 20.

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January 27 at 8:43 am
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Agents arrest alleged night hunters near Lake Providence

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two people and cited a third for allegedly shooting at deer displaced by recent Mississippi River flooding near Lake Providence in East Carroll Parish on Jan. 25.

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January 26 at 3:01 pm
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January aerial survey shows big drop in Louisiana's duck numbers

With 80-degree temperatures on Christmas Day and a warmer and wetter December than usual, results from January’s aerial duck survey should come as no surprise: far fewer birds were counted in the state this month compared to last.

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January 26 at 1:25 pm
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Monster January: Denham Springs hunter downs two 150-plus Tensas Parish bucks

Deer hunting-wise, the month of January has been unlike any other for Garrett Smith.

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January 25 at 3:53 pm
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Gonzales teen nails big Union Parish 13-point

Grant Breaux had plenty to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving season.†

The 16-year-old sophomore who lives in Gonzales and attends St. Amant High School was visiting his grandmother at the opposite end of the state up in Farmerville when a deer hunt paid big dividends for the South Louisiana teen.

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January 25 at 8:47 am
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Farmerville teen downs 13-point Union Parish buck

Lance Wilkins is a 16-year-old sophomore at Union Parish High School, where he plays defensive end for the Farmers football team.†

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January 22 at 1:00 pm
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Rayne hunter downs piebald spoonie in Acadia Parish

Shane Bergeron’s duck season got off to a rough start last fall, but wrapped up with a bang in January when he shot a startlingly white leucistic spoonbill over a rice field near Ebenezer in Acadia Parish.

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January 22 at 10:10 am
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Wisner hunter puts the sneak on big Franklin Parish 12-point

As a general rule, sitting on a deer stand with a stiff wind blowing is not the best scenario when you want to up your odds of bagging a deer. Sometimes you definitely have to make adjustments to counter the wind.

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January 21 at 5:40 pm
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Jonesville hunter arrows 172-inch 13-point in Tensas Parish

About 4:30 in the afternoon on Jan. 12, Donovan Wiley and a big Tensas Parish 13-point started an intense 15-minute game of cat and mouse that yielded an amazing adrenaline rush — and eventually a 172-inch trophy buck of a lifetime.

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January 21 at 11:35 am
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