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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.