More than 1,500 residents of St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes have been rescued by louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries agents in connection with Hurricane Isaac, the agency reported today (Aug. 30). […]
Homeowners and camp owners are being allowed onto Grand Isle, but only in convoys led by local authorities because Louisiana Highway 1 east of Fourchon was heavily damaged by Hurricane Isaac, LouisianaSportsman.com has learned.
“The road is washed out the whole way, but they’re letting people come down in convoys,” Louisiana Sportsman’s Tony Taylor said this afternoon while driving to check on his family’s cap on Grand Isle. “They’re convoying people in if you have a camp or home on the island.” […]
Dularge is up and running, with no real damage to infrastructure despite receiving a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac. […]
Residents in a low-lying area of Ascension Parish bordering the Amite River’s Diversion canal have been asked to leave because of potential flooding as waters from Hurricane Isaac flows down the river. […]
Everyone held their collective breath as Tropical Storm Isaac approached the Southeast Louisiana coast, watching the weather system slow to a crawl and seem to refuse to take the last step to becoming a hurricane. […]
With the motor idling to keep the boat in position against the running tide, the captain nosed toward a small oil-field structure in the Gulf of Mexico and tossed some fish pieces under the barnacle-encrusted legs supporting this steel island.
As the succulent chunks of fish slowly disappeared into the aquamarine water, larger shapes materialized to create a frenzy just below the surface. Soon, various other fishy objects, large and small, appeared.
Aggressive fish darted out from under the platform to snatch their share of morsels. […]
Last week, this writer recounted the best dove hunt of my life, when I limited out — 12 back then — in less than a box of shells in under an hour. But even better than my shooting was the organization of the hunt, which was held by a Delta landowner to benefit his son’s high school baseball team. […]
As Hurricane Isaac makes its way toward landfalls, huge amounts of rainfall are expected. And that could cause turnover of waterways and fish kills throughout the impacted region, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries said today.
And LDWF officials are asking anglers and boaters to report any fish kill by calling 800-422-2511. […]
Information detailing dove-hunting shooting hours in the printed version of the 2012-13 Louisiana Hunting Regulations was wrong, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries reported.
The shooting-hours note on page 28 of the printed regulations booklet indicates Sept. 3 is the exception to the standard rule that shooting can start a half hour before sunrise and continue until sunset. […]
Shrimp season in portions of inside waters within Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes ends today at 6 p.m., and will remain closed until 6 p.m. Sept. 10, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries reported.
The closure was enacted by emergency order of LDWF Secretary Robert Barham. […]
Five men were cited Aug. 18 for alleged poaching violations after Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries agents reportedly caught them cleaning ducks and rabbits in a St. Charles Parish backyard, the agency reported. […]
Electric Fishing Reel Systems of Greensboro, N.C., has released a new series of self-contained, heavy duty electric reels. The Brute Series includes three sizes of electric reels designed for recreational and commercial fishermen. […]
The 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule will include one event on waters forming the Louisiana/Texas border. No, it’s not Toledo Bend. Instead, the world’s best bass anglers will be fishing the lower Sabine River. […]