Game Warden

Even on a Colorado elk hunt Louisiana game wardens discuss myths and truths of the job with hunters from all over the United States.

Facts behind the fiction

Clearing up myths about game wardens
January 23, 2014 at 9:00am
Before ATVs became commonplace, horses were a tool used to patrol back-country areas inaccessible with motorized vehicles.

Horses for conservation law enforcement

December 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Enforcing duck-hunting regulations has benefited bird populations, which translates into happy hunters.

Waterfowl enforcement

Changes have benefited duck populations
November 25, 2013 at 9:00am
Safety straps should always be used when hunting from elevated stands. You never know what might happen.

Avoiding accidents in the field

Hunter safety should always be top of mind
October 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Opening day of the 2014 hunting season is still a month away, but September marks the beginning of the “squirrel wars” between poachers and wildlife enforcement agents.

Stopping the September squirrel poacher

Game wardens turn their attention to the woods
September 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Learning the regulations of the state you’re hunting in is as important as any other part of the trip plan.

Do your homework

An out-of-state hunt could land you in trouble
August 23, 2013 at 9:00am
Louisiana’s waterways provide endless fun, but only if boat operators exercise caution.

Summer boating

Enjoy Louisiana’s waters safely
July 25, 2013 at 9:00am
Fishing season is in high gear, but there are a few details to check out before hitting the water to ensure each trip is safe.

Boating blunders

Take the time to make sure everything is in working order
May 24, 2013 at 9:00am
Louisiana’s Operation Game Thief awarded more than $22,000 last year to citizens who provided information that helped catch poachers.

Operation Game Thief

A game warden’s best friend
March 22, 2013 at 9:00am
The yellow-crowned night heron might be just something pretty for bird watchers to look at, but there are still those in Louisiana who like to eat the federally protected bird.

Law supersedes tradition

‘Gros bec’ still draws frequent offenders
February 20, 2013 at 9:00am
The tools of a poacher are pretty simple: a rifle and a spotlight.

To catch a poacher

Some illegal hunters are hard to shut down
January 23, 2013 at 9:00am
Take kids to the camp with you, and the odds are they will learn lessons that will result in their growing into well-respected, responsible adults.

Pay it forward

Take time to mentor a young hunter
December 24, 2012 at 9:00am