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Enforcement agents cite two for alleged gator violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men Monday in connection with alleged alligator hunting violations, according to a press release.

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Yesterday at 4:54 pm
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LDWF/LDR team up on Mondays to expedite boat registration process

Because of tax changes that came about during March’s special session of the legislature, boat buyers who purchase a boat from an individual are now sometimes required to pay taxes at the Louisiana Department of Revenue before registering their vessel with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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Yesterday at 10:11 am
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Pendleton Perch — How to catch Toledo Bend crappie

It was the day of the full moon of May 2015, and New Iberia’s Shane Johnson was pumped.

“This trip could not have worked out better with timing,” the 43-year-old Toledo Bend guide said.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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First ever rescued, rehabilitated dolphin released off Louisiana's coast

The first dolphin ever to be rescued from a Louisiana beach and then successfully rehabilitated was released into Barataria Bay on Thursday, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 5:16 pm
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Two Terrebonne Parish men arrested for alleged shrimping violations

Two Terrebone Parish men were arrested for alleged shrimping violations Wednesday evening in Terrebonne Bay, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 2:38 pm
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Five cited for alleged red snapper violations in federal waters

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited five men in three separate boats Sunday for alleged red snapper violations 15 miles off of Louisiana’s coast, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 9:19 am
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Fishing facts vs. fiction

Isn’t it strange how some myths and misinformation seem to enjoy immortality? Some myths arise regularly, just to confirm they are still out there waiting for the perfect opportunity to create fresh confusion.

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April 22 at 3:38 pm
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Don’t let ‘dirty’ Lake Pontchartrain water discourage you, guide says

Despite lots of dirty water still in Lake Pontchartrain, one fishing guide said April’s recent windy weather — more than any clarity issue — has been a bigger hinderance so far in catching springtime speckled trout this month.

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April 19 at 10:02 am
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The making of a fisheries leader

As a young Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) biology major, Mike Wood figured out fairly quickly what he wanted to do in life.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Tackling bass the Wood way

When you notice Mike Wood slipping two 30-year-old Lew’s Speed Spools out of their zippered plastic cover, you might think he’s about to show you an antique.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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The 2016 turkey season is on

There is nothing more exciting in the woods than hearing the sound of an old tom gobbling on the roost.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Tree cutter on Spring Bayou WMA sentenced on Monday, LDWF says

A Hessmer man found guilty last month for cutting down more than 100 trees in the northeast corner of Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area in December of 2014 was sentenced on Monday, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 14 at 8:53 am
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First wild whooping crane chick in 75 years hatches in South Louisiana

For the first time since 1939, a wild whooping crane chick is alive and well on the Louisiana landscape.

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April 13 at 4:25 pm
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2016 deer season begins now

One glance at the March 2016 issue of Louisiana Sportsman easily points out that it is time to fish in the Bayou State.

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April 12 at 9:00 am
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Jonesboro angler lands 12.3-pound hammer on Caney Lake

One of the last times Cody Morton had a potential lunker bass on at Caney Lake, he was fishing with his buddy Bradley Shows, and his line popped right at the boat.

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April 07 at 8:35 pm
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LDWF monitoring for CWD in state’s white-tailed deer population

Even though no cases of chronic wasting disease have been found in Louisiana, the state is stepping up preventive efforts to monitor Louisiana’s native white-tailed deer population for the incurable brain infection.

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April 07 at 1:44 pm
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