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State's recreational red snapper season to close Dec. 31

The state’s recreational red snapper season will close on Dec. 31, but the opening date for 2015 has not yet been determined, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 18 at 6:41 pm
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Four men cited for oyster harvesting violations, LDWF says

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested four men for alleged oyster harvesting violations in Terrebonne Parish.

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December 18 at 5:00 pm
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Natchez man cited for allegedly drowning 8-point buck in Concordia Parish, LDWF says

A 40-year-old Natchez man was cited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for allegedly tying a rope around a swimming 8-point buck’s rack and drowning it in the Mississippi River on Dec. 11, according to a press release.

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December 16 at 4:47 pm
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Zachary hunter drills 200-inch Mississippi monster

Lloyd Dempster has had an amazing run of Magnolia State bucks this fall at the lease he hunts in Claiborne County, Miss.

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December 12 at 3:00 pm
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Temporary road closure planned on Maurepas Swamp WMA

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising boaters that the access road to the Hope Canal boat launch within Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area will be closed beginning at 8 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 14, for up to two weeks for bridge repairs.

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December 12 at 1:14 pm
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MSU's 'Deer Hunt' app useful from the stand

Instead of just playing Angry Birds or Scrabble from the box stand, your smartphone can actually be used for hunting purposes, like recording deer sightings and even estimating Boone & Crockett measurements.

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December 12 at 12:53 pm
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LDWF cites seven for alleged oyster fishing violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited seven men in the last month for alleged oyster fishing violations on the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation in Terrebonne Parish, which is closed for the 2014-15 oyster season.

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December 12 at 5:20 am
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Coushatta man faces alleged deer hunting violations, LDWF says

A Coushatta man was cited for deer hunting violations on Dec. 4 in Red River Parish after a game warden allegedly spotted two untagged deer in the bed of his truck, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 11 at 2:25 pm
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State waters off Elmer's and Grand Terre Islands to reopen for commercial and recreational fishermen Dec. 10

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the reopening of state waters in the Gulf of Mexico off the beaches of Elmer’s and Grand Terre Islands effective 30 minutes before sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 10.

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December 09 at 4:26 pm
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Remington recalls some Model 887 shotguns

Remington has announced a voluntary recall of Model 887 shotguns manufactured from Dec. 1, 2013 through Nov. 24, 2014, because company engineers have determined that some weapons could unintentionally discharge.

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December 09 at 9:30 am
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Remington agrees to replace Model 700 series triggers

In a settlement filed Friday in a federal court in Missouri, Remington has agreed to replace millions of triggers in its Model 700 rifle because of the possibility of the gun accidentally firing.

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December 08 at 11:15 am
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LWF Commission approves Notice of Intent modifying Recreational Offshore Landing Permit

At its meeting on Thursday, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a Notice of Intent to modify regulations pertaining to the Recreational Offshore Landing Permit (ROLP).

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December 04 at 5:32 pm
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LDWF offers $1,000 reward in Rapides Parish deer hunting case

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking the public for help in connection with a deer hunting and trespassing case last month in Rapides Parish.

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December 03 at 5:32 pm
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Online Civil War-era gator story a hoax, biologist says

You might have seen a recent story circulating online about a 185-year-old  MIssissippi gator found with Confederate bullets in its body.

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December 03 at 4:48 pm
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LDWF agents cite five for alleged violations in Caddo, Bossier Parishes

Five residents were cited last month by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for alleged hunting violations in both Caddo and Bossier Parishes, according to a press release.

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December 01 at 5:16 pm
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Final waterfowl estimate is 3.13 million birds for November coastal survey

For the first time since 1995, the number of ducks counted in the state during November’s annual aerial waterfowl survey exceeded 3 million birds, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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November 24 at 11:37 am
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