The LDWF will close the Pearl River WMA in St. Tammany Parish when the Pearl River flood gauge reaches 16.5 feet, which is expected Jan. 11. […]
Oil Well Road at Old Highway 11 on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area has been closed for repair after recent flooding in the area damaged the road. […]
The Pearl River Wildlife Management Area is located between the Pearl River at the Louisiana-Mississippi state boundary, and the West Pearl river from the east end of the Rigolets by the Mississippi Sound to a point where I-59 crosses its boundary. […]
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ aerial control program to shoot feral hogs from a helicopter last week on Sherburne and Pearl River Wildlife Management Areas netted a total of 54 downed pigs, according to the state veterinarian.
With harvests by hunters not putting a dent in the wild hog population on state wildlife management areas, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is using helicopters this week to hunt down feral hogs on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs.
With the Pearl River forecast to rise over the next several days, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that all hunting seasons on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area will be closed when the river reaches 16.5 feet at Pearl River.
Chris Morris has been hunting Pearl River Wildlife Management Area outside Slidell since he was 6 years old, and he killed his first hog there when he was 15.
But none of that experience prepared him for his hunt yesterday, when a hog charged Morris and left him with serious wounds on his legs.
“I never had anything remotely like this happen to me,” Morris told LouisianaSportsman.com as he awaited a second surgery. “I went into surgery yesterday about 5 p.m.; they cleaned out the wound and explored it to see what the damage it was.
“I’m waiting on surgery right now, and they’ll go in and repair the muscle tissue and close up the wound.”
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that effective immediately, Old Highway 11 on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area in southeastern St. Tammany Parish has been closed to motorized traffic.
Hunting on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area will be prohibited beginning Friday (Jan. 11) because of high water, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries announced today.
Rains have swollen the Pearl River, pushing it to 16.5 feet at Pearl River. Hunting will not be allowed until the river drops below 16.5 feet, the LDWF said. […]
All of Pearl River Wildlife Management Area was is now open, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries announced today (Sept. 11).
The popular WMA near Slidell was closed just before Hurricane Isaac made landfall, and it remained closed because of flooding after the tropical system passed through the area, the LDWF said. […]