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Louisiana Cautions Deer Hunters On Use Of Deer Urine Lures


The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is cautioning deer hunters about the use of deer urine lures because of the potential these products could contain chronic wasting disease (CWD). Continue reading Louisiana Cautions Deer Hunters On Use Of Deer Urine Lures

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Louisiana Approves Hunting Seasons, Regulations And Rules For 2018-19


The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved the 2018-19 and 2019-20 resident game hunting seasons, 2018-19 general and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) hunting seasons, rules and regulations, 2019 general and WMA turkey hunting season, rules and regulations and 2018-19 migratory bird hunting season, rules and regulations at its May meeting in Baton Rouge. Continue reading Louisiana Approves Hunting Seasons, Regulations And Rules For 2018-19

LWFC Approves Declaration Of Emergency To Cease Supplemental Deer Feeding


The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved a Declaration of Emergency to cease supplemental deer feeding in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes in an effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The ban became effective March 5. Continue reading LWFC Approves Declaration Of Emergency To Cease Supplemental Deer Feeding

Alligator Trapping Workshops December 3, 10


alligator2-050616The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Louisiana Trappers and Alligator Hunters Association will hold trapping workshops Dec. 3, in Abbeville, and Dec. 10, in Benton.

The Dec. 3 workshop will be held at Palmetto State Park in Abbeville, located at 19501 Pleasant Road. The Dec. 10 event will be held at Cypress Black Bayou in Benton, located at 135 Cypress Park Drive.

Both workshops, which are free, will begin at 8 a.m. with a meet-and-greet and run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Anyone age 14 and older interested in learning the basics of trapping is invited to attend. Lunch will be provided.

Topics to be discussed include state regulations, trapping equipment, trapping safety, ethics, historical considerations, best management practices and trapping demonstrations.

To register for either event or for more information, contact LDWF biologist supervisor Jennifer Hogue at 337-373-0032 or jhogue@wlf.la.gov. The registration deadline is Nov. 20.