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New residents can purchase hunting and fishing licenses sooner, LDWF says

New state residents will qualify to purchase recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in the state effective Aug. 1, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. 

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Get all knotted up - with the crossover uni knot

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EDITOR’S NOTE: With fishing action continuing through the summer, we thought now would be a great time to introduce a series on several basic fishing knots that can be used by a variety of anglers.

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Yesterday at 2:30 pm
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2014-15 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet available online

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.

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July 22 at 2:43 pm
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Federal duck stamps available online, from state license vendors starting Aug. 1

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.

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July 17 at 3:51 pm
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Recreational saltwater license fee increase set for Aug. 1

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. 

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July 16 at 10:30 am
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Cutoff angler wins CCA-Louisiana STAR tournament's Chevy pickup truck

Jake Duet went to bed Sunday night dreaming of a brand new 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup, and thankfully for him, things didn’t turn into a nightmare Monday morning.

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July 14 at 5:09 pm
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Applications available for Elbow Slough WMA opening weekend dove lottery hunts

Applications are now being accepted for lottery dove hunts on Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area in Rapides Parish for opening weekend.

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July 13 at 5:45 am
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Sebile's new Pivot Frog increases hook-up ratios

Timing is tricky for frog fishing — if you wait too long the bass spits it out but if you set it too early, you miss the fish entirely.

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July 11 at 11:39 am
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Costa to introduce 580P lightweight mirror lenses at ICAST

Previously only available in glass, Costa Sunglasses is introducing the 580P mirror lens in a super lightweight, impact resistant polycarbonate material that will be available later this fall.

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July 11 at 9:29 am
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Two Jefferson Parish men arrested for alleged commercial crabbing violations

Two Jefferson Parish men were arrested for allegedly stealing crabs in Plaquemines Parish, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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July 10 at 2:23 pm
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Get all knotted up - with the surgeon's knot

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EDITOR’S NOTE: With fishing action in full swing this summer, we thought now would be a great time to highlight a series on several basic fishing knots that can be used by a variety of anglers. 

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July 08 at 6:00 pm
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Shrimp season to close July 15 in Terrebonne and Barataria Basins

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.

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July 08 at 4:43 pm
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Mississippi man dies in boating accident on Pearl River, LDWF says

A 45-year-old Picayune, Miss. man died after his boat went over the Walkiah Bluff water control structure and he was ejected, according to a press release.

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July 07 at 5:45 pm
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LDWF advises saltwater anglers of potential dangers of vibrio infections

Citing ten to 15 cases in Louisiana each year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries advised saltwater anglers to be aware of the potential dangers of vibrio vulnificus bacteria.

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July 07 at 11:22 am
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LWFC adopts NOI for aerial feral hog control

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.

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July 07 at 10:37 am
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LWFC sets dove, teal season dates for 2014-15

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday set the dates for early migratory bird hunting this fall.

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July 03 at 4:51 pm
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