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Duck numbers down sharply in LDWF's January aerial survey

For the second year in a row, unseasonably warm temperatures apparently prompted large numbers of ducks to bolt from the state — or at least move into areas not included in the annual January aerial waterfowl survey, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

January 20 at 6:44am

New Iberia man cited for alleged oyster refrigeration violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a 58-year-old New Iberia man for alleged oyster refrigeration violations on Jan. 15 in Lafourche Parish.

January 19 at 3:55pm

Tippets

The question of the month is, “rainbow or rainbeaux?”.

For fly anglers in and around New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Lafayette, Hammond, Chalmette and Monroe, it’s “rainbeaux trout” time.

January 15 at 7:00am

Ponchatoula man arrested for unauthorized use of Venice airboat

A 31-year-old Pontchatoula man was arrested Monday by enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for allegedly taking an airboat last fall from a camp at Cypress Cove Marina in Venice without the owner’s permission.

January 13 at 8:56am
Plans are still being finalized, but CCA-Louisiana's David Cresson on Thursday confirmed that a corporate sponsorship had been secured and the popular TAG Louisiana program will continue.

CCA-Louisiana: Popular TAG Louisiana program to continue

Just five weeks after an announcement by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries that the popular TAG Louisiana program would be ending, it appears the popular volunteer fish-tagging and reporting program isn’t dead yet.

In an interview with LouisianaSportsman.com Thursday afternoon, David Cresson, executive director with Coastal Conservation Association-Louisiana, encouraged volunteer taggers to “just keep doing what you’re doing.”

January 12 at 5:20pm

Two Houma men cited for allegedly keeping 52 redfish in Terrebonne Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Houma men Tuesday for allegedly being in possession of 52 redfish in Terrebonne Parish.

January 12 at 10:06am
The author took this Bossier Parish buck on Nov. 10 using deer urine and grunts to attract his attention.

Farts and Bubbles: Hunt like a champ

When the Notre Dame football players leave the locker room and head for the field they pass under a sign that reads, “Play like a champion today.”

January 12 at 9:00am

Pierre Part man dies Monday night in Belle River boating accident

A 31-year-old Pierre Part man died Monday evening on Belle River when his 16-foot aluminum boat apparently struck a pier and ejected him from the vessel, according to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. 

January 10 at 2:03pm
Amethyst Baird, 31, of Monroe, was booked with attempted first degree murder of a police officer in connection with Saturday's shooting of LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler in Morehouse Parish.

Monroe woman charged in connection with LDWF game warden shooting, LSP says

A 31-year-old Monroe woman was charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer in connection with the early Saturday morning shooting of an enforcement agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in Morehouse Parish.

January 08 at 6:52am
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler was shot five times early Saturday morning during a traffic stop in Morehouse Parish. The suspect is still at large.

LDWF agent shot Saturday morning in stable condition in Shreveport ICU

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agent wounded in the line of duty early Saturday morning during a vehicle stop in Morehouse Parish is in stable condition tonight after being shot five times — including once in the temple.

January 07 at 9:55pm
LDWF Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler of Monroe was airlifted early this morning after being shot multiple times in the line of duty, the agency reported.

LDWF agent shot multiple times in the line of duty

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent was shot multiple times early this morning (Jan. 7) during a vehicle stop, the agency reported.

Monroe's Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, who had stopped a vehicle on Highway 165 between Sterlington and Bastrop at 2:06 a.m., was airlifted to the LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center about 4 a.m., but the extent of his injuries is currently unknown, the LDWF said in a news release.

January 07 at 7:30am

LWF Commission adopts proposal for hunting seasons, regs and WMA rules

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday proposed several changes to future hunting seasons and Wildlife Management Area regulations — including new deer harvest limits in Deer Areas 4 and 10.

January 06 at 3:39pm

5 men cited with deer-hunting violations

State wildlife agents cited five men  for a variety of deer-hunting violations, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported today.

One of the men, West Monroe's Joe Willis, was cited for allegedly shooting a deer at night in the investigation into alleged illegal activity in Ouachita Parish, the agency said. And two out-of-state hunters were cited with deer-hunting without licenses, the LDWF said.

January 06 at 3:31pm
The Louisiana recreational red snapper season kicks off in state waters on Wednesday, Feb. 1, according to the LDWF.

State season for red snapper begins Feb. 1

The recreational season for red snapper in Louisiana state waters will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and continue until further notice, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. 

January 05 at 3:33pm