Buck Hunting

CWD, feeding ban hearing set

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct informational public hearings May 27 in Winnsboro and May 28 in St. Joseph on a notice of intent (NOI) that bans supplemental feeding and cervid carcass export from the Chronic

CWD samples in and awaiting results

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) reports today (Dec. 30) that to date that no chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been detected in test results of Louisiana white-tailed deer.  LDWF has received test results from LSU’s Diagnostic Laboratory on 147 test

Big Buck Contest Time!

You know what time of year it is. It’s time for the annual Simmons’ Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest. You can keep up with all the latest information right here on this link, which can also be found on the

Big News for Deer Hunters

Tag Your Deer and Turkey via Text Message Ditch your paper tags and tag electronically!  Hunters can now tag and validate their deer or turkey harvests directly from their smartphone (via text) immediately after the animal is harvested. Log into

Day 11: Beautiful morning, but a mixed bag

Some did and some didn’t when it came to getting ducks this morning. The weather is great and we have a few new ducks in, especially a few mallards and gadwall. Shooting is best early and there are still some

Big boys walking

The big boys of the woods are already walking and it won’t be long until the rut kicks in. Things will get even better. Big bucks are going to be coming your way. Make sure you get your big buck

HIP Fee waived; On-line licenses still have $2 fee

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said today that a $2 fee assessed when registering online for the Harvest Information Program (HIP) will be waived beginning Sept. 1, 2020.  LDWF said the fee waiver was the result of ongoing

It’s the Louisiana Hunter’s Bible

Gun. Shells. Decoys. Bags. License. Clothing. Hat.  The checklist for hunting is long, especially if you want to be prepared for about anything. And the season is about to get underway. Here’s another little thing you don’t need to leave

Banded