The 2014-15 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet, which will be available in printed form early next month, is accessible online now through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website.
Louisiana duck hunters will be allowed to purchase federal waterfowl stamps online and through hunting-and-fishing license vendors throughout the state beginning Aug. 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said today.
The long-anticipated Louisiana recreational saltwater license fee increase that was approved by the Legislature earlier this summer will officially go into effect Aug. 1, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Work on the soon-to-be-completed statewide speckled trout stock assessment indicates the species is in good shape despite recent concerns from some coastal anglers, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist told a crowd of almost 200 people last night in Lake Charles.
The spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15 in the Terrebonne and Barataria Basins from the eastern shore of South Pass westward to the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel at Eugene Island, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Workers are scheduled to begin dismantling the Pickets on July 14 in preparation for the installation of three separate 5-acre artificial reefs on the trout-fishing hotspot in Terrebonne Parish, a company official said.
Citing the growth of the feral hog population and the corresponding damage they create, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a notice of intent last week that would establish permit regulations for aerial hog control.
A 59-year-old Livingston Parish woman died Tuesday evening when a 17-foot surface drive vessel driven by her husband apparently hit a tree, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.