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Port Sulphur man sentenced for oyster violations and public intimidation of law enforcement Port Sulphur man sentenced for oyster violations and public intimidation of law enforcement
61 Views - Posted: 13 hours ago

A Plaquemines Parish man pleaded guilty on April 15 to his sixth offense of taking oysters in a polluted area and felony public intimidation of a game warden, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


Josh Castile lived a dream when he arrowed this big buck with Dreams Come True in 2010. Archery Shoot fundraiser May 3 in Opelousas benefits Dreams Come True
544 Views - Posted: April 15 at 3:29 pm

Dreams Come True is hosting its second annual Archery Shoot benefit on Saturday, May 3 at 4 Seasons Outdoor Archery in Opelousas.


ULM's Dustin Perkins and Trapper Munn won the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River Saturday. ULM team wins College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River
941 Views - Posted: April 14 at 9:32 am

After a slow opening day on Friday, Trapper Munn and Dustin Perkins picked up the pace Saturday with five fish weighing 11-3, enough to win the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River with a two-day total of 19 pounds, 6 ounces. 


Slot limits are being rescinded on five lakes statewide effective Sunday, April 20, after LDWF biologists determined length regulations have not proven effective. Black bass slot limit to be removed on five state lakes effective April 20
4980 Views - Posted: April 11 at 11:28 am

Regulations for black bass on several water bodies across the state will change on Sunday, April 20 after biologists determined that length regulations have not been effective, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


Three cited for alleged game fish violations on Larto Lake, LDWF says Three cited for alleged game fish violations on Larto Lake, LDWF says
3713 Views - Posted: April 10 at 5:38 pm

Enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested three people for alleged game fish violations on Larto Lake, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs
3263 Views - Posted: April 07 at 2:40 pm

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved both the 2014-16 hunting season dates and the 2014-15 general and Wildlife Management Area rules and regulations, including some modifications to deer area boundaries, according to a press release. 


Ducks Unlimited chapters in Lincoln Parish, Upper Lafourche, DU of Terrebonne, Avoyelles Parish, West Bank and Jefferson Parish were honored for making the organization's Top 100 for 2013. Six Louisiana chapters crack DU's Top 100 for 2013
2167 Views - Posted: April 07 at 12:35 pm

Six Louisiana chapters made the 2013 Ducks Unlimited Top 100 list as some of the organization’s best fundraisers, according to a press release.


Monterey man pleads guilty to killing Louisiana black bear, LDWF says Monterey man pleads guilty to killing Louisiana black bear, LDWF says
2956 Views - Posted: April 04 at 3:51 pm

Duell Moreland pleaded guilty on April 3 to illegally killing a Louisiana black bear in Concordia Parish last November, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


Swindell newest member of  Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Swindell newest member of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission
1288 Views - Posted: April 04 at 8:07 am

Edward “Ed” W. Swindell, who was appointed to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in March by Governor Bobby Jindal, served at his first commission meeting Thursday in Baton Rouge, according to a press release.


The Joseph Harbor boat launch at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Grand Chenier will be closed April 2-17 for construction to extend the back down ramps so the public will be able to launch during low tide, according to LDWF. Joseph Harbor boat launch at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to close for modifications
5064 Views - Posted: March 27 at 2:30 pm

The Joseph Harbor boat launch at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Grand Chenier will be closed for construction April 2-17 to extend the back down ramps, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


North Louisiana's population of salvinia weevils was drastically affected by this winter's severe temperatures, so scientists are working on developing a cold-tolerant weevil for the northern parishes of the state. LDWF, LSU AgCenter search for cold-tolerant salvinia weevil for North Louisiana
2254 Views - Posted: March 26 at 2:32 pm

Unusually cold temperatures in the northern parishes are expected to have killed 90 percent of the salvinia weevils used to combat the invasive aquatic plant giant salvinia, which is clogging waterways across Louisiana.


New rules for Louisiana's Natural and Scenic Rivers System now in effect New rules for Louisiana's Natural and Scenic Rivers System now in effect
3033 Views - Posted: March 21 at 3:36 pm

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced new rules governing the state’s 3,000-mile Natural and Scenic Rivers System which are now in effect, according to a press release.


View LDWF's turkey hunting safety video View LDWF's turkey hunting safety video  Video Included
2781 Views - Posted: March 21 at 2:24 pm

If you plan on going turkey hunting this weekend, check out this video produced by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Education Program.


Rayne man arrested for selling shrimp without a license Rayne man arrested for selling shrimp without a license
2294 Views - Posted: February 28 at 5:12 am

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a 36-year-old Rayne man on Feb. 26 for alleged shrimp violations.


Three men plead guilty to oyster theft in Plaquemines Parish Three men plead guilty to oyster theft in Plaquemines Parish
1930 Views - Posted: February 27 at 2:44 pm

Judge Michael Clement accepted guilty pleas earlier this week from three men for numerous commercial oyster violations last summer in Plaquemines Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


LDWF to close hunting seasons on Pearl River WMA due to expected river level LDWF to close hunting seasons on Pearl River WMA due to expected river level
2015 Views - Posted: February 24 at 8:16 pm

With the Pearl River forecast to rise over the next several days, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that all hunting seasons on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area will be closed when the river reaches 16.5 feet at Pearl River.


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