Search Results

Previous123456...137

Zuschlag named DU Ambassador to Conservation

Richard Zuschlag received the inaugural state chairman’s Ambassador to Conservation award during the state convention in Lafayette, according to a release from Ducks Unlimited.

Read More...
15 hours ago
199 Views

Bear recovery has far-ranging benefits

I don’t know many outdoorsmen who would argue against habitat management. We all want more forests to support more deer, squirrels, turkeys and rabbits. We all want to protect our marshes so we can watch swarms of ducks cup into a spread of dekes. We all want to ensure our favorite fishing hole doesn’t fall victim to the gnawing effects of erosion.

Read More...
Yesterday at 6:00 pm
97 Views

Two Louisiana men sentenced for killing black bear, multiple deer in Avoyelles Parish

Two Louisiana men were sentenced in the Avoyelles 12th Judicial District Court last month in connection with incidents on the Grand Lake Rod and Gun Club back in October of 2013, according to a press release.

Read More...
July 27 at 2:23 pm
9329 Views

Panthers: Are they for real?

I always enjoy a good, spirited discussion about an interesting topic, and how much more interesting and controversial could a discussion be than one centered around the existence of large cats — panthers, mountain lions or maybe you prefer to call them cougars — in Mississippi and its neighboring states?

Read More...
July 22 at 8:47 am
5250 Views

Apex Predator: Year-long Hog Wash Tournament starts Sept. 20

If you like hog hunting, eating pork and competing in tournaments, great news: Louisiana’s first year-long hog tournament begins soon. 

Read More...
July 21 at 4:09 pm
6615 Views

South Louisiana QDMA to host free summer seminar Aug. 6

If your thoughts are already drifting off to cooler days in the deer stand this fall, the South Louisiana Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association is holding its annual Deer and Wildlife Summer Seminar on Aug. 6.

Read More...
July 17 at 12:10 pm
2061 Views

Time to tune up for bow season

With archery season a couple of calendar pages away, there’s no better time to get your bow out and begin to get ready, said pro shooter and archery shop owner Robert Brookman of Advance, N.C.

Read More...
July 15 at 5:00 pm
2116 Views

More on ‘black panthers’

While reports of “black panther” sightings have persisted for years, there is no scientific evidence that such coloration exists in mountain lions.

Read More...
July 15 at 7:00 am
261 Views

Summertime fun

While fishing is good this month, there is much to do in the fields and woods to get ready for the fall season.

Read More...
July 12 at 9:00 am
2176 Views

Black bears' success means more hunting opportunities for other species statewide

Hey, hunters: The next time you see a Louisiana black bear — if you ever do at all —  tip your hat. 

That skittish bruin is doing a lot more for you than you might think.

Read More...
July 08 at 4:57 pm
3823 Views

Applications available online for Elbow Slough WMA opening weekend lottery dove hunts

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

Read More...
July 08 at 9:51 am
2322 Views

New firearms law for bowhunters does not apply on state WMAs

With the governor’s signature on SB 212, bowhunters will be free to carry the firearm of their choice on private land during the upcoming 2015-16 hunting season.

Read More...
July 06 at 11:03 am
5172 Views

Use netting to camouflage your duck blind

It might be 95 degrees with almost 100-percent humidity now, but believe it or not, teal season starts in less than two months — so it’s actually not too early to start thinking about taking care of your duck blind.

Read More...
July 02 at 3:16 pm
3880 Views

LWF Commission sets early migratory bird hunting seasons

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday set the tentative 2015-16 early migratory bird hunting seasons, pending final approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Read More...
July 02 at 3:00 pm
8519 Views

Duck numbers remain high, USFWS says

Despite drier conditions this spring compared to last year, overall duck numbers edged up slightly compared to last year in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2015 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, which was released today.

Read More...
July 02 at 1:26 pm
3050 Views

Record-breaking deer season at Atchafalaya Delta WMA

After reviewing the statistics for the 2014-2015 Atchafalaya Delta WMA deer season, I found it to be a very productive one in terms of total deer taken,  8-point-or-better bucks and another successful youth hunt. 

Read More...
July 02 at 11:00 am
3783 Views
Previous123456...137