A deer taken in Issaquena County, Mississippi, Jan. 25 tested positive for chronic wasting disease which prompted last week’s meeting among state wildlife biologists and wildlife veterinarians from Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Remember when the boss-of-bosses Kevin VanDam, arguably the king of professional bass fishing, set a Bassmaster Classic five-bass-limit record in 2011 fishing Lake Cataouatche.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Louisiana’s Operation Game Thief is one reason state Enforcement Division agents make the number of cases against those among us who engage in illegal take of game and fish.
Know what Logan M. Collins, Heriberto Garcia Jr., Terry Hebert, Zachary Nolan, Paul L. Page, Holden W. Saucier, Clarence Thibodaux, Lacy Thibodaux, Hunter Vaughn, Richard Wilson Jr. and Stacy Yates have in common?
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Any review of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s recent meeting in New Orleans begins with the discussion of state recreational red snapper management, and its review of the five Gulf states’ application for exempted fishing permits f…
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The emaciated carcass of a deer found near the Mississippi state line has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced this week.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Kelly Wheat and Cyle Tullier led the weigh-in Saturday at Cabela's in Gonzales, while Justin Savoy's and Austin Landry's 7.36-pound bass was a giant south Louisiana largemouth.
Public comment will be accepted through March 1 to Tommy Tuma, Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70898. Phone (225) 765-2349. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 03, 2018
The dust hasn’t had time to settle on the proposed 2018-2019 hunting seasons proposed nearly a month ago by the state’s Wildlife Division and already there are changes, additions and subtractions amended during Thursday’s Wildlife and Fisheries Co…
The reason recreational fishermen and hunters are unable to get licenses to take the fish and game licenses for the current year is a new system is being installed at state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, a system its developers said will mak…
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Public comment on the proposed 2018-2019 hunting seasons — resident and migratory game — and some early amendments to those dates, areas and bag limits announced in January are the main agenda items for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. Louisiana Wildlife and …
There were enough “locals” among the near 500 teams competing in college and high school bass tournaments on Toledo Bend over last weekend to believe an around-here team would take home the big trophies.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Beginning Tuesday, Louisiana residents will be unable to purchase hunting and fishing licenses at retail stores while the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries transitions to a new sales system.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
It was about this time last year when the deer and duck hunters put down rifles and shotguns, even their bows, and picked up rods and reels and headed out to their favorite bass spot.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Because the numbers are so similar, there won’t be the usual Advocate Outdoors chart detailing the latest survey of ducks across the state’s coastal parishes.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
It’s not that Billy Yelverton hasn’t seen most of what Louisiana’s outdoors offers to hunters and fishermen.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Three major items were addressed during this month's Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting, and hunters and recreational fishermen were knee deep in all three.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is moving to a new licensing system and advises sportsmen that its license sales will be suspended Jan. 30-31 to make the transition to the new system.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Amidst warnings about fish kills coming from several locations in the marshes and near-coastal waters, it’s likely you’ll need to sit with a fortune teller to come up the best weekend fishing spot.
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Louisiana’s recreational fishermen planning to head off the state’s coast in search of red snapper likely will have three new letters in their angling alphabet — E-F-P – Exempted Fishing Permit.