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.
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation uses its funds to support underfunded programs, seed money for start-up projects and research studies benefiting sportsmen statewide, and youth-targeted events statewide.
After being inundated with candidates’ TV ads and the constant barrage of campaign mail, don’t most of us wish this statewide election was over?
There’s nothing Saturday, at least not an LSU football game, to stop families from a near 40-year-old celebration of Louisiana’s National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue belongs to a bride for wedding day. Right?
Recreational offshore fishermen will have the next two weekends open for additional catches of red snapper after the state’s LA Creel system showed the summer-long, weekends-only season left private anglers 51,234 pounds short of the 2019 snapper quota.
While state biologists finished dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s on the final count through the summer-long red snapper season, recreational fishermen can pretty much count on more days to catch red snapper this fall.
If you believe Coach O, LSU’s assistant coaches and players have stepped up their game this season — and why wouldn’t you? — then Hunters for the Hungry were in right in line with the Tigers over last weekend.
Oh, boy, was it hot, and if teal hunters found Saturday’s opener of the 16-day run hotter than 2018’s special September season, well, that’s because there are more teal in the state than this time last year.
During the past handful of years, any discussion among Louisiana hunters about ducks and geese came with a mix of good and bad news.
Thank goodness state wildlife biologists shucked that old Southern notion that the opening day of dove season needed to be celebrated with a lunch before letting hunters get into fields for opening day.
State agents cited two men accused of using electrified nets to shock and catch more than a dozen catfish in an Iberville Parish river, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday.
State Wildlife and Fisheries managers have set a Sept. 20 close-of-business deadline for 2019-2020 lottery waterfowl hunts in the marshes and rice fields on the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area in Vermilion Parish.