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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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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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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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Proposed 2014-15 duck hunting dates presented to LWFC

Editor's Note: This story was updated Friday morning to correct Coastal Zone dates previously provided by LDWF.

Proposed duck hunting dates for the 2014-15 season were presented to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at their Thursday meeting in Baton Rouge.

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July 03 at 4:30 pm
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DU's duck head featured on Sprint Cup Series car Saturday night

The Ducks Unlimited duck head will hit top speed Saturday under the lights at the Daytona International Speedway during the Coke Zero 400.

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July 03 at 11:13 am
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2014 USFWS Waterfowl Survey shows 8 percent increase in breeding pairs

A loss of about 107,000 wetland basins in the Prairie Pothole Region over a 12-year period dampened news of an 8 percent increase in breeding ducks this spring compared to last year, according to reports from Ducks Unlimited.

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July 02 at 4:59 pm
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Speed Reed

Camo Unlimited Speed Reed synthetic grass panels provide long lasting boat/duck blind and pit cover solutions. Features include flexible realistic strands that will not break, materials that can be painted to match your environment and strong mounting points for any application. These individual panels measure 2 feet x 28 inches and have UV Treatment and Weather Shield technology, ensuring multiple seasons of use.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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2015 Louisiana Duck Stamp competition to feature blue-winged teal

Blue-winged teal will be featured on the 2015 Louisiana Duck Stamp, and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is encouraging artists to submit original artwork for the competition.

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June 10 at 10:26 am
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Duck breeding ground conditions excellent now in southern Saskatchewan, Reynolds says

On a recent auditing trip to monitor Ducks Unlimited’s efforts to restore wetlands in Saskatchewan, Louisiana’s waterfowl study leader was encouraged by both the number of birds and the habitat conditions he witnessed firsthand.

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June 02 at 2:00 pm
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Annual drawdown at Catahoula Lake underway one month early, LDWF says

The annual drawdown of Catahoula Lake has begun about one month early this year in an attempt by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to address the encroachment of woody vegetation on the lakebed, according to a news release.

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May 09 at 11:28 am
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Six Louisiana chapters crack DU's Top 100 for 2013

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

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April 07 at 12:35 pm
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Completed wetland restoration project on Sherburne WMA's South Farm Unit provides more acreage for duck hunting next fall

Duck hunters on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area will have more acreage available for hunting this fall after a $440,000 wetland restoration project on the South Farm Unit, according to Ducks Unlimited.

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February 26 at 3:08 pm
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Ruston hunter documents duck season with aerial drone and GoPro

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Hampton Rutland didn’t originally start out with the idea of documenting his first-ever duck season on new property into a tidy 4-minute video, but the GoPro Hero3 camera he got for his birthday last year spurred him on.

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February 25 at 2:36 pm
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Tragic murder inspires Paradis hunter to create charitable program

Nathan Verdin’s love of hunting began at a young age when he shot his first deer as a 9-year-old. When a cousin was killed and another became disabled after an accident, Verdin turned to hunting to ease the pain.

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February 17 at 3:00 pm
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Ducks stamp increase signaled

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in February OK’d bills that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and increase the cost of the federal duck stamp, Ducks Unlimited reported.

The measures, one of which would increase the duck stamp fee from $15 to $25, are supported by DU.

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February 07 at 11:27 am
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January lightning strike creates hunting nightmare in Hopedale

EDITOR’S NOTE: Will LeBlanc, 36, of Baton Rouge, was one of nine men on a duck hunt in Hopedale who found himself in the thick of a lightning storm on Jan. 11. He wanted to share the story of what happened that morning so that everyone might be more cautious in the weather. At his request, the two victims of the lightning strike remain anonymous.

When Will LeBlanc, Capt. Ted DeAgano III and seven buddies headed out for a Hopedale duck hunt last month, they were hoping for just another fun-filled morning with plenty of birds to shoot and all of the normal joking, laughing and camaraderie that accompanies a typical day in the marshes of south Louisiana. 

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February 06 at 10:00 am
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