If there are frowns on the faces of duck hunters these days, and there usually are in the latter days of their season’s first split, those drawn down mouths are being offset by all the smiles from fishermen.
There’s a reason National Football League coaches harp on the turnover differential in postgame press conferences. It doesn’t matter how hard you work, how great your game plan is, how much better your players are than theirs; if you repeatedly ma…
State Wildlife and Fisheries refuge biologist Shane Granier is extra good about keeping the media up to date on the success, or lack thereof, of duck hunters on Louisiana’s three coastal duck-hunting wildlife management areas.
A lot of deer will become mighty good tablefare this week: Thanksgiving week, for thousands among us, is a time for celebrating the outdoors now that all the major seasons are open across our Sportsman’s Paradise.
Ty Hibbs is a newly married young man with no kids, but when it comes to duck hunting, Hibbs is as old-school as a 19th-century market hunter.
There’s nothing like a strong Arctic cold front to make a duck hunter happy. It’s almost like getting an early Christmas present wrapped up in camouflage gift wrap.
So, Coastal Zone hunters got in the first shots of the 60-day duck season Saturday, and the hope is they were successful in putting roasted birds on their tables.
After an interminable summer of seeing nothing but muddy water all around his Eden Isles home, there may not be a happier man that fall has arrived than Chas Champagne.
Using an emergency declaration, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries secretary Jack Montoucet has opened a weekends-only recreational red snapper season until further notice beginning this weekend.
Charter skipper Justin Bowles faced a dilemma last week while pumping gas into his Skeeter bay boat adjacent to the Lake Catherine Island Marina fuel dock.
Louisiana’s departments of Wildlife and Fisheries and Veterans Affairs are teaming with CCA Louisiana to offer a special red snapper-catching opportunity for wounded and disabled military veterans.
You probably never thought you’d read about skunks on The Advocate’s Outdoor page, but Wildlife and Fisheries biologists are calling on the public — mostly hunters — to provide them with information on the eastern spotted skunk.
Other than state and local election results, the big surprises in the past few days are the reopening of weekend red snapper season — yes, this weekend and the next two — and the surprising turn in the weather.
Louisiana Operation Game Thief, the group organized in 1984 to serve as a wildlife crime-stoppers program, handed out $3,950 to folks who provided information on potential wildlife and fisheries violators.
Friday’s rain comes in advance of another cold front — yes, cold, not cool — and Tiger Stadium and the other college stadia around our state will be a lot more welcoming to fans Saturday than they were last weekend. Wow! It was hot for Utah State.
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