Louisiana Hunting News

Louisiana Feral Hog Survey Available
A Feral Hog Population Assessment Survey is available on the LSU AgCenter's Web site to collect and analyze data to help determine the scope of the feral hog problem in Louisiana.
Louisiana DWF Big Game Records Newsletter
An update to the Youth Hunter Registry, a new state muzzleloader non-typical deer record and highlights of the past deer-hunting season are all included in the latest Big Game Records Newsletter produced by retired Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Biologist David Moreland.
Deadline Nears for Louisiana Turkey Lottery
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries 2008 turkey lottery application deadline for both the youth and regular lottery turkey hunts is Feb. 8.
Louisiana Deer Telemetry Study Update
The Louisiana deer telemetry study that started in the fall of 2006 has yielded some preliminary findings.
Louisiana Forms Feral Swine Control Committee
The newly formed Feral Swine Control Committee (FSCC) has prepared a feral hog surveillance plan that will focus on researching ways to control the population of feral hogs in Louisiana.
Louisiana DWF Continues CWD Surveillance
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will continue surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) by taking random samples from hunter-killed deer.
Louisiana DWF Nabs Alligator Poachers
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited five men for alleged alligator violations on Aug. 30, 2007.
Louisiana Suspends Tagging for 2007-2008 Season
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission suspended the rules requiring mandatory deer tagging system for the 2007-08 hunting season at their Sept. 6 meeting and also amended the notice of intent that would suspend turkey tagging for the 2008 turkey season.
Louisiana Plans 5 Youth Deer Lottery Hunts
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has scheduled five youth deer lottery hunts on Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) across the state for the 2007-08 deer-hunting season.
Discover Louisiana Hunting Weekend in November
Discover Louisiana Hunting (DLH), the fall hunting promotion for new hunters, has been scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23-25, announced Bryant Hammett, secretary for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF).