Entries by Louisiana Bowhunter

Ban on Importation of Cervid Carcasses into Louisiana Goes into Effect March 1

  From News Release A new regulation governing importation of cervid carcasses into Louisiana will go into effect March 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. The regulation was passed by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) in the fall of 2016 and aims to prevent the introduction of chronic wasting […]

WLF Public Hearings Begin Monday Feb 20

Don’t miss your opportunity to voice your opinion/ concerns on issues regarding the upcoming season. From Press Release The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will hold six public meetings beginning Monday (Feb. 20) around the state to present and gather comments on the proposed 2017-19 resident game hunting season dates, 2017-18 waterfowl and […]

State Department Temporarily Hits Brakes on Hog Poision

The much heated talks over the controversial hog poison “Kaput” and its delivery system have caused the state to hit the brakes on its approval and do further research on the harmful effects it could cause to non-target species and the local economy system as a whole. From News Release  The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries […]

Dream Deer Season Ends with a Giant

Kyler Moppert is not just my business partner. He is one of my best friends. Getting the text yesterday evening that he had “shot a monster” ignited an excitement that I was going to be able to write a story about someone I know personally. Someone I can attest to how hard he hunts, how much he […]

WLF to Receive Report on Controversial Hog Bait

The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on Thursday, February 2, 2017. There are multiple items on the agenda that will be of certain interest to all residents and Louisiana Bowhunters alike. One is the report being received on “Kaput”, the controversial hog bait already approved by the EPA but not yet […]

LA Man Runs Illegal Guide Service on WMA

You really can’t make this stuff up. From News Report: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a Concordia Parish man for allegedly guiding hunts on a wildlife management area (WMA) on Jan. 4 in Concordia Parish. Agents cited William K. Sutton, 62, for not abiding by WMA rules and regulations after being […]

Public Meetings Set for Proposed 2017-18 Hunting Changes

It’s easy to express your opinion online, while sitting behind a keyboard. But real change happens when you show up in person and express an intelligent, common sense response or alternative to something you’d like to see changed. Every year LDWF give us, the hunters, this opportunity. Don’t miss the meeting closest to you. From […]

New Feral Hog Bait Approved by EPA

Hunters, farmers, and home owners alike have been waiting years for an end-all to the growing hog issue. Pretty much everyone other than hog doggers! As most of you know the feral hog situation in most of our country is beyond out of control. In fact, Louisiana hunters killed an estimated 350,000 of them last year and […]