During a special meeting yesterday (Aug. 17), the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission decided to allow deer hunting with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest during a nine-day period in December. […]
Temple-Inland Inc. admitted a discharge at it’s Bogalusa plant caused the massive Pearl River fish kill that has included bass, catfish, paddlefish and federally protected Gulf sturgeon.
“We never lose sight that we are members and supporters of the Bogalusa area and apologize for the impact this issue at the mill has had on the Pearl River, its aqua culture (sic) and surrounding communities,” Temple-Inland’s Doyle Simmons said today (Aug. 17) in a news release. “We are working diligently and expeditiously to remove the fish kill and restore the quality of the river.” […]
A 39-year-old New Iberia man has pleaded guilty in federal court to killing a black bear during the 2008-09 hunting season, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported today (Aug. 17). […]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 youth waterfowl lottery hunts to be held on the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area in November, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced yesterday (Aug. 16).
The Nov. 5-6 hunts are free, but lottery applications must be submitted before close of business on Sept. 15, LDWF said. […]
It’s August, and bow season is only several weeks away for most of us. If you’re like me, it seems to take forever to get here, and the next thing you know, you barely have enough time to get ready. […]
My buddy Jimmy Kyle and I headed down to the Delta in early August for our first scouting trip in anticipation of the 2011-12 deer-hunting season. We got to our destination about 7:30 a.m., and my first observation was a pleasant one: No mosquitos! […]
A large Pearl River fish kill reported Saturday (Aug. 13) could have been caused by an influx of partially treated and untreated wastewater, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported today (Aug. 15).
LDWF biologists were working with several other agencies to determine the cause of the kill, which included bass, catfish, bluegill, shad, paddlefish and eels. Several thousand fish were seen dead or dying along the river, the agency reported. […]
Twenty-four of the nation’s top bass anglers have teamed with the Outdoor Channel to form a new professional fishing circuit designed to test anglers’ prowess in putting together patterns quickly. […]
The east side of the Mississippi River has been all over the radio and TV recently for being one of the best places to fish right now. Whether outside, inside or somewhere in between, saltwater anglers can find hungry speckled trout, redfish and flounder. […]