Entries by Kyler Moppert

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 […]

Grassy Lake And Boeuf WMA Closing March 30 Due to Flooding

From News Report March 29, 2018 – Boeuf and Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) will close Friday (March 30) due to flooding and remained closed to all activities until further notice, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. Included in the closure is hunting season for turkey. LDWF Secretary Jack Montoucet issued a […]

Louisiana Turkeys 101

“One of the chief attractions of the life of the wilderness is its rugged and stalwart democracy; there every man stands for what he actually is, and can show himself to be.” -Theodore Roosevelt I think, for most hunters, the initial draw to turkey hunting is that it’s so much more challenging than hunting other […]

Grassy Lake WMA Closed Due to Flooding

From News Report March 12, 2018 –   The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed all roads at the Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) due to flooding. Increasing water levels in associated river systems and heavy rainfall has caused flooding on these roads. Once the water recedes, LDWF will inspect, repair and […]

East Carroll, Madison, and Tensas Parish Feeding Ban Now in Effect

From News Report March 6, 2018 – A ban on supplemental deer feeding in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes is now in effect in an effort to potentially curb the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD), recently discovered in Issaquena County, Mississippi, about five miles from the Louisiana border. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission […]

RECAP: Scores & Earnings from LABH 3D Challenge

It was a picture perfect day to be in the woods of Central Louisiana, participating in the 1st Annual LABH 3D Challenge. Sponsored by Hardcore Custom Bowstrings. Thanks to CENLA Bowbenders for providing the beautiful property, our sponsors, vendors, spectators, volunteers and especially the shooters. We had over 150 shooters from 3 different states travel […]

Supplemental Feeding Banned In Select LA Parishes

FROM NEWS REPORT March 1, 2018 – The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved a Declaration of Emergency to cease supplemental deer feeding in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes in an effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) during its monthly meeting Thursday in Baton Rouge. The ban becomes effective Monday […]

ATTN: St Mary Parish and Surrounding Residents $5500 Reward

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents are seeking leads for two illegally killed black bears in St. Mary Parish. A citizen alerted authorities on Feb. 14, 2018 about a dead black bear that was located off of Humble Canal in a marshy area about 10 miles south of Franklin.  Agents responded to the […]