Louisiana Hunting News

Louisiana DWF Corrects Error in Turkey Hunting Info
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is alerting youth hunters that the age of legal participants in the private land and WMA youth hunts is 17 years of age and younger.
Hunting License Sales Increased in 2009
In a year when one word, "fewer," described life in America -- fewer jobs, fewer home sales, fewer purchases -- hunters were responsible for generating a welcome "more" category, as hunting license sales rose by 3.5 percent in 2009 in states that make up NSSF's Hunting License Sales Index.
Louisiana WFC Has New Chairman
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted unanimously to name Steve Oats the chairman of the commission for 2010 at their Jan. 7 meeting. Stephen Sagrera of Abbeville was elected unanimously as vice-chairman.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Two Bears Mistaken for Feral Hogs in Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding hunters going afield for the holidays that the state's black bear population has become more widespread over the last decade.
Senators Fight Ban of Traditional Ammo in National Parks
A letter signed by numerous United States senators to Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raising important questions about actions by the National Park Service (NPS) to ban the use of traditional ammunition in parks . . .
ACLU Fighting for Gun Rights of Individuals
Following the announcement that the ACLU Foundation of Louisiana is suing the city of New Orleans, the New Orleans District Attorney and the New Orleans Chief of Police for refusing to return a firearm it took from a citizen.
Louisiana Amends Deer-Dog Season
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC), upon request of the US Forest Service, approved a declaration of emergency at their July 2 meeting to eliminate the need for a special permit to hunt with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest, and the requirement that hunters use electronic tracking collars and other forms of identification on their dogs.
Louisiana Youth Hunter of the Year Program
The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Deer Program are encouraging youth hunters 15 years of age or younger to participate in the 2008 Youth Hunter Registry.
Louisiana DWF 2008 Youth Hunter Registry
The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Deer Program are encouraging youth hunters 15 years of age or younger to participate in the 2008 Youth Hunter Registry.