Hunting

Zack Buckner poses with 'One-Eyed Jack,' a big 8-point he shot on Oct. 3 near Homer in Claiborne Parish that appeared blind in one eye. The buck was estimated at 5 or 6 years old, and green-scored 142 2/8 inches of bone.

‘One-Eyed Jack’ goes down in Claiborne Parish

Big 8-point stretches the tape to 142 inches
19 hours ago
Robert Lane poses with 'DT,' a big 14-point buck he arrowed on Oct. 4 on Pittman-Hogue Island, near East Carroll Parish. The big deer green-scored a whopping 167 ⅜ inches of bone.<br />

Former LSU QB downs 167-inch monster

Lane knocks down big 14-point near East Carroll Parish
Yesterday at 4:38pm
Dad Dana Sanders and son Jason with the youngster's spike buck taken with a crossbow on Oct. 8.

Dad helps physically challenged son get first deer with a bow

Special relationship is mutually beneficial for the Sanders
October 17 at 11:15am
John Michael Benoit, of Pollock, poses with the big 8-point buck he shot on family land in Grant Parish on Saturday, Oct. 13. The deer green-scored 140 inches, and was estimated at 4 ½ years old.<br />

Hunter walks out front door, sticks Grant Parish brute

Benoit’s big 8-pointer stretches the tape to 140 inches
October 15 at 4:38pm

Four cited for alleged squirrel hunting violations

Incident occurred on opening day in Winn Parish, LDWF says
October 11 at 3:32pm

Mansfield man ordered to pay more than $6,000 for wildlife violations

Canizaro convicted of selling deer and squirrel meat in Desoto and Bossier parishes
October 10 at 9:09am
Landon York, 23, of Mandeville, poses with the big East Carroll Parish 10-point he drilled Friday afternoon, Oct. 5. The big buck was estimated to be 5 ½ years old, and green-scored 163 ⅜ inches of bone.

Bowhunter downs impressive East Carroll Parish 10-point

York’s big deer green scores 163 inches
October 08 at 5:21pm
This map highlights Louisiana lands east of the Mississippi River in red where the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission expanded the cervid carcass importation ban.

Carcass importation ban expands to include Louisiana lands east of Mississippi River

Measure affects hunters in parts of East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes
October 08 at 8:42am
Phillip Zaunbrecher, 23, of Mowata, poses with his dog Bella and the South American ringed teal he shot over rice stubble near Eunice on Sept. 21.

Mowata hunter downs South American ringed teal

Unique bird likely escaped from a zoo or aviary, biologist says
October 01 at 9:05am
Greg Hackney poses with a nice buck he shot during the rut along the Mississippi River.

Sportsman TV: Hunting the Mississippi River whitetail rut

Great tips on rut tactics you can use this fall
September 24 at 2:30pm

Robeline man cited for deer hunting violations in Natchitoches Parish

Suspect admitted to shooting an 8-point on Sept. 14, LDWF says
September 20 at 5:14pm
Hunters at Bin There Hunting near Welsh enjoyed a pretty successful opening weekend in the rice fields, despite the second-lowest teal count on record in the LDWF's annual September aerial survey.

Teal opening weekend produces mixed results

Hunting conditions in the state seemed to improve heading west
September 18 at 4:53am
The September 2018 teal survey estimate of only 59,000 birds is the second lowest on record, behind only 2013, according to the state's waterfowl study leader, Larry Reynolds.

LDWF: Teal numbers plummet for aerial survey

59,000 birds is second-lowest estimate on record
September 14 at 1:29pm
Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, poses with the 9-foot gator he shot Sept. 1, during Mississippi's alligator season. After a 40-minute fight with a Penn 6000 Series rod and reel, Wilson was able to dispatch the gator with a shot from his 20-gauge.

9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

40-minute battle in Mississippi results in angler’s first-ever gator
September 12 at 4:43pm