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
Yesterday 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

Grand Chenier men sentenced for alligator egg theft

Pair took 523 eggs illegally, LDWF says
February 06 at 3:51pm

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

Franklinton man faces multiple deer charges

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

Suspect arrested for allegedly hunting from vehicle in Concordia Parish

Spike, doe found in back of pickup truck, LDWF says
January 31 at 3:57pm
Angie Parker, of Frierson, poses with the big 12-point Caddo Parish buck she shot on Nov. 23. The big deer green-scored 172 6/8 inches B&C at Simmons' Sporting Goods.

172-inch buck goes down in Caddo Parish

Parker’s 12-point currently in 3rd place at Simmons’ Sporting Goods
January 31 at 1:42pm
Jeffery Cutts, of Boyce, shows off the big public lands 8-point he shot on Jan. 8 at Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge in Avoyelles Parish. The buck green-scored 149 inches B&C.

Icy hunt produces awesome public lands 8-point

Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge gives up 149-inch buck
January 27 at 9:19am
Chris Louviere, of Erath, poses with the giant 9-point Natchitoches Parish buck he shot on Dec. 6 at the 5-Shot Hunting Club near Lena. The big buck green-scored 172 ⅞ inches B&C.

Erath hunter drills huge 172-inch Natchitoches Parish 9-point

“Mr. Crabs” goes down on Dec. 6 near Lena
January 26 at 9:08am
Ray Cooper, of Minden, shows off the big Bienville Parish 9-point he shot on Nov. 14. The buck green-scored 163 4/8 inches at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

Big Bienville Parish 9-point stretches tape to 163 inches

Fourth time seeing deer the charm for Minden hunter
January 25 at 4:46pm