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Scott Pelas calls his Minn Kota I-Pilot trolling motor critical to successfully fishing for red snapper in open waters.

Keep it legal

May 15 at 7:00am

Body of missing Baton Rouge man recovered in Gulf

Tabb had been missing after fatal boat accident near South Pass on May 2
May 06 at 10:38am
With almost 200 results back so far, the LDWF has not received any positives for chronic wasting disease in the deer herd in Northeast Louisiana. The department plans to sample at least 300 deer.

LDWF: Still no CWD cases in Northeast Louisiana

Additional sampling continues, but no positive results yet
May 04 at 4:03pm
Louisiana's recreational red snapper season will open in both state and federal waters on Friday, May 27, and will continue seven days a week until the state's allocation of 743,000 pounds is approached or reached.

Recreational red snapper season to open May 25

Season to run seven days a week in both state and federal waters until allocation is reached
May 04 at 9:11am

Capsized boat near South Pass leaves one dead, one missing

27-foot vessel overturned around 7 a.m. Wednesday, LDWF says
May 02 at 5:46pm

Texas man cited for alleged crabbing violations

224 female crabs seized and returned to the water, LDWF says
May 01 at 3:04pm
The author’s wife, Christine Flores, hauls in a 7 foot 4-inch Wax Delta gator.

Winning the (gator) lottery

Each year, the general public has the opportunity to participate in Louisiana’s annual alligator harvest. Here’s what you need to know if your name gets pulled.
May 01 at 7:00am

Body of missing boater recovered from Tickfaw River

Victim was ejected from 15-foot boat Sunday afternoon, LDWF says
April 30 at 1:24pm
The existing 6-acre Brad Vincent Reef in Big Lake will be expanding its footprint in May when an additional 2,000 tons of material will be added to the site in another reef-building project by CCA Louisiana and its partners.

CCA to expand existing reef in Big Lake

Three to 4 acres being added to Brad Vincent Reef in May
April 30 at 8:58am
Game cameras are great for locating big gobblers. Just remember to maintain a distance of 200 or more yards from any active deer feeders when hunting a long beard.

Have a safe turkey season

Validate your tags, and take precautions in the woods
April 24 at 9:00am
A bill that would have increased many state residents' hunting and fishing license fees failed in the Louisiana House Monday afternoon by 16 votes. It's not clear yet if the bill will be reconsidered during this legislative session.

LDWF’s fishing/hunting license fee increase bill fails in House

Measure falls 16 votes short of passage Monday afternoon
April 24 at 8:03am

St. Martinville man dies in boating incident near Lake Fausse Point

Victim didn’t return home from Tuesday fishing trip, LDWF says
April 18 at 4:55pm
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife cited two men in Empire Tuesday for possessing 103 speckled trout after they allegedly caught a morning limit, brought those fish to their camp, and then returned to the water to continue fishing.

Duo busted with 103 specks in Empire

Suspects admitted to catching a morning limit, returning to their camp and then continuing to fish, LDWF says
April 18 at 2:51pm
Lake Martin is noted for bluegills like these bulls taken from beneath a duck blind by Robert Dupuis.

Lake Martin in a nutshell

April 15 at 7:00am