Entries by Kyler Moppert

LDWF Makes Case For Black Bear Killed in St. Mary Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two Louisiana men for alleged Louisiana Black Bear violations in St. Mary Parish. Agents cited Cody J. Charpentier, 31, of Glencoe, and Bailey Rogers, 21, of Youngsville, for taking and/or possessing a black bear during a closed season and intentional concealment of wildlife. Agents received a […]

New Hog Hunting Regulation Proposal Moves to Senate

Something major happened yesterday regarding feral hogs and hunting seasons for our state. State Representative Sherman Mack from Albany, LA created HCR83 on May 1st and on May 14th it was received by the Senate for consideration. It is set to be read a second time by title only on Tuesday, May 15th. After reading […]

No Positive CWD Cases Discovered After Continued Testing

May 4, 2018 – Continuing sampling efforts conducted by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes have turned up no positive results of the disease. LDWF has sampled 239 deer from the three parishes, located in northeast Louisiana, with results received back […]

No Positive CWD Cases Found After Continued Testing

May 4, 2018 – Continuing sampling efforts conducted by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes have turned up no positive results of the disease. LDWF has sampled 239 deer from the three parishes, located in northeast Louisiana, with results received back […]

LDWF Approves Hunting Regulation Changes for 2018-19 Season

May 4, 2018 – 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 […]

Grassy Lake and Boeuf WMAs to Reopen Friday

April 24, 2018 – Grassy Lake and Boeuf Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) will reopen to the public Friday (April 27), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. The WMAs closed March 30 due to flooding. LDWF Secretary Jack Montoucet issued a declaration of emergency reopening the WMAs in accordance with the emergency provisions of […]

14 Turkey Hunting Violations Opening Weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement agents cited 14 people for alleged turkey hunting violations during the opening weekend of the 2018 turkey hunting season.  Turkey season opened on April 7 in all three turkey hunting areas. On April 7 agents cited: Jason Stilley, 43, of Independence, for hunting turkey over a baited […]

Boyce Man Cited For Night Hunting Violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents cited a Rapides Parish man on April 3 for alleged deer hunting violations. Agents cited Jonathan Pace, 31, of Boyce, for taking deer during a closed season, taking deer during illegal hours, taking deer from a public road, failing to comply with deer tagging requirements, possession of […]

Initial Results Negative for CWD in Northeast LA

April 6, 2017 – Initial sampling efforts by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes have not turned up any positive results of the disease. LDWF has sampled 188 deer from the three parishes, located in northeast Louisiana, with results received back on […]