For the first time since 1995, the number of ducks counted in the state during November’s annual aerial waterfowl survey exceeded 3 million birds, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
A 23-year-old Jones man faces both deer hunting and narcotics charges after he was arrested Monday when agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries visited his home during a deer investigation and allegedly discovered a substantial amount of marijuana.
If heading to the greentree reservoir at Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area for some opening-day duck hunting was on your calendar, you'd better find another option: The reservoir is pretty much bone dry.
A dead cougar was found along La. Hwy. 12 west of Dequincy in Calcasieu Parish on Nov. 7, and officials with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are seeking the public’s help in determining the origin of the animal.
Reeling in a big yellowfin is rewarding in itself, but if you’re lucky enough to catch a fish involved in a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries research project, you’ll get more than just a nice tuna steak.
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Fort Necessity men on Wednesday with night-hunting violations when they crashed their truck after allegedly spotlighting a spike in Franklin Parish, according to a press release.
Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two men in Plaquemines Parish Sunday after allegedly finding them in possession of 63 redfish, of which 61 were under the 16-inch legal size limit, according to a press release.
Last month in this column I paid tribute to the wild hog, which has been in this country for 500 years. My point was that this critter has been able to survive despite the fact that most are out to eliminate it from the landscape.
With deer season in full swing across, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is reminding hunters that fluorescent orange is not only an important safety practice, but it’s required by law.
Nobody knows exactly what Saturday morning’s season opener will bring to duck hunters across Louisiana’s coastal marshes and rice fields, but conditions now look a little more promising than they have in recent years.
We Louisiana coastal anglers are like spoiled children. No, really. We’re so used to catching gobs of speckled trout that when fishing gets tough we immediately determine there just must be something wrong with the fishery.