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  • Evangeline Parish Going Nuts for Squirrel Season

    October 5, 2012 6:29 PM

    Before deer or dove season, there's squirrel season. And in Evangeline Parish, the heart of squirrel hunting, many people will tell you it's the best time of year. Many hunters and their families packed up and headed out Friday for opening day on Saturday, and there's one place in town... more »
  • Feds ban dog-deer hunting in Kisatchie Forest

    March 2, 2012 8:19 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Hunters who use dogs to hunt deer in Kisatchie National Forest again are on the defensive. The Town Talk reports U.S. Forest Service officials say dog-deer hunting will be prohibited in Kisatchie starting with the 2012-13 season. Thursday's announcement by the Forest Service and previous attempts... more »
  • Fort Polk soldier killed in hunting accident

    January 27, 2012 6:16 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Fort Polk soldier was killed in an accidental shooting while hunting in the Kisatchie National Forest over the weekend. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday told The Town Talk Saturday's shooting left 30-year-old Louis Alamo dead. The soldier and three Leesville residents were hunting... more »
  • Winnsboro man accused of hunting contest fraud

    January 24, 2012 9:33 AM

    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has accused a 54-year-old Winnsboro man of shooting a deer with an illegal weapon - and committing fraud by entering it in four big buck contests. Spokesman Adam Einck said Monday that Billy W. Jordan allegedly shot the buck... more »
  • Pair booked on drug and hunting charges

    December 26, 2011 9:22 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A pair of Monroe men have been arrested and accused of making illegal narcotics and claiming to be hunting. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested 32-year-old Joshua Sinclair and 19-year-old Caleb Brantley on Friday. The News Star ( ) says the men were booked into Ouachita... more »
  • Funeral Set for Man Killed in Hunting Accident

    December 19, 2010 5:15 PM

    Funeral services have been set for the Lafayette man killed yesterday in a hunting accident. 25 year old Ryan Allen Guidry died after being accidentally shot while out hunting with friends in Vermilion Parish. A funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 o'clock at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette.
  • Lafayette Man Killed in Hunting Accident

    December 18, 2010 1:33 PM

  • Lake Charles man dies in hunting accident

    December 6, 2010 7:30 AM

    SINGER, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 41-year-old Lake Charles man was killed while hunting near Singer in Beauregard Parish. Chief Deputy Joe Toler says that Patrick Kyle Moore reportedly walked into his father's line of sight Saturday as the father was firing his .270-caliber hunting rifle. Toler said Louisiana... more »
  • Chopping-down the drainage problems

    September 17, 2010 7:57 PM

    They're invading the bayous. "They'll come out at night to feed, to eat," Tony Vidrine says. They reroute the rivers. "They'll flood crops." And- in Louisiana alone, they've caused millions of dollars in damage. "The water can't drain." Vidrine says, "it'll just back up the water." It sounds like a... more »
  • Hunting Guide Charged With Illegally Hunting Alligators

    September 15, 2010 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A hunting guide from Louisiana has been charged with illegally hunting alligators. Wednesday's federal indictment in Baton Rouge charges 36-year-old Gregory K. Dupont, of Plaquemine, with violating the Lacey Act, a wildlife protection law. Dupont is a licensed alligator hunter and owner of Louisiana Hunters... more »
  • BP avoiding hunter's crosshairs

    September 7, 2010 7:34 PM

    BP's clean-up crews want hunters to know they'll be in the wetlands and to watch where they aim. This weekend kicks-off teal season and BP is taking steps to protect their workers and the shoreline itself. First, crews are going to be held-back until nine in the morning- giving hunters... more »
  • Nearly A Half Million Nutria Caught

    September 1, 2010 1:14 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A state report finds nearly half a million nutria were trapped and killed under last year's nutria-control program, the most ever recorded in the efforts' decade-long run. Most of those swamp rats were trapped in Terrebonne, a parish that takes the hardest hit from the nutria's... more »
  • 2010-11 Hunting Regulations Pamphlet is Available

    August 16, 2010 4:54 PM

    The 2010-11 Hunting Regulations pamphlet is available on the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Web site at s. The pamphlet includes the 2010-11 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) regulations, WMA lottery hunts and physically challenged hunts, deer season dates, mandatory deer tagging information, and information on license... more »
  • Price Remains Same for Fishing/Hunting Licenses & Boat Registrations

    April 28, 2010 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The cost of hunting and fishing licenses and boat registrations will remain the same in Louisiana. The state House refused to allow the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to boost every fee it charges every two years, up to the annual percentage change in the... more »
  • Cost of Hunting & Fishing Licenses and Boat Registrations Going Up

    April 20, 2010 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The cost of Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses and boat registrations would be boosted every two years, along with every other fee charged by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, if lawmakers approve a bill that received the backing of a House committee Tuesday. The... more »
  • Sheriff Kops & Kids Hunting & Fishing Club All Girls campout

    January 15, 2010 12:16 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today Sheriff Kops & Kids Hunting & Fishing Club will have an 'All Girls' campout the weekend of January 23rd, 2010 at the Washington, Louisiana campsite. The weekend counselors will be commissioned female officers and volunteer female counselors from the community. ... more »
  • Gov Jindal To Hold Duck Hunting Fundraiser

    December 22, 2009 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After a slew of fundraisers around the country, Gov. Bobby Jindal is holding his next money-raising event in Louisiana - in the duck blinds of Cameron Parish. Jindal is inviting supporters to join him in his home state at the "first Jindal Fun Hunt Fundraiser"... more »
  • Declaration of Emergency issued closing most hunting seasons

    December 18, 2009 4:47 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham has issued a Declaration of Emergency closing all hunting seasons, except waterfowl, in portions of southeast Louisiana due to flooding. LDWF has determined that floodwaters in the area could pose a potential risk of overharvest and safety risk to... more »

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