Natural Heritage Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Southeast Region

 Birding and Wildlife Viewing

   
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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
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Bird watching continues to grow in popularity among folks of all ages.  The hobby—otherwise known as birding—is an excellent way to enjoy nature and become acquainted with all things winged.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

The Mississippi Flyway

The longest migration route of any in the Western Hemisphere lies in this flyway. It's northern terminus is on the Arctic coast of Alaska and its southern end in Patagonia.

 

The Ecological Basis for the Conservation of Migratory Birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley
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In 1994, the Mississippi Alluvial Valley (MAV) Migratory Bird Planning Group began to devise a conservation plan that integrates habitat objectives for three groups of bird species—wintering waterfowl, migratory shorebirds, and breeding and wintering forest birds.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Birds Field Guides Collection
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Birds and Mammals Field Guides Collection: A collection of one page fact sheets.

 

Show Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals (91)
There are 91 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Region
Ecotourism
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Barataria Preserve
National Park Service - Marrero (near Crown Point), LA
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Biloxi Wildlife Management Area
Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation - Metairie, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Claire Coco - Nature Center Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Sibley, MS
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Hutchinson Creek Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Joyce Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Joyce Foundation, Tangipahoa School Bd. - Hammond, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Manchac Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Northlake Nature Center
- Mandeville, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area
LDWF and OCPIA - New Iberia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Tangipahoa School Board - Hammond, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tangipahoa Parish School Board Wildlife Management Area
Tangipahoa Parish School Board - Hammond, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Guides and Outfitters
Bayou Charters
Capt. Charlie Thomason - Hopedale, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
State and Federal Land
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Barataria Preserve
National Park Service - Marrero (near Crown Point), LA
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Sibley, MS
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Hutchinson Creek Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Manchac Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area
LDWF and OCPIA - New Iberia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Tangipahoa School Board - Hammond, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing: An Introduction
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The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing: Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

 

Preparing Deer Hunting Spring Food Plots For Big Bucks
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There are many things you can do to get your property ready for planting those food plots.If you are someone who is serious about deer hunting big bucks, I wanted to outline some of the things you need to think about when preparing and planting your food plots.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots: Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations: 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Managing Wild Pigs, a Technical Guide
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This 40-page document provides detailed information on the biology of wild pigs, how to recognize their presence, the type of damage they can cause to agriculture and natural areas and a wide range of management techniques, including hunting.

 

Hunters: A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
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KNF Deer Hunting with Dogs - USDC Western Dist Ruling - Nov 27 2013

US Forest Service decision to prohibit deer hunting with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest upheld by Federal District Court Ruling. 

 

Louisiana Wildlife Insider: Summer 2013
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In This Issue: The Monarch Butterfly: Traveling though Louisiana on an Epic Journey by Wendy Caldwell and Karen Oberhauser Conservation Partnership: Why it Matters by Gregg Elliott and Duck Locascio Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program by Judy Jones Gopher Tortoise Conservation Efforts in Louisiana by Keri Landry Tracking Raccoon Movements in the Atchafalaya Basin by Michael Byrne and Michael Camberlain Southeast Louisiana DMAP Club Hosts Wounded Warriors Hunt by Kori Legleu and Cheryl Burns The Unicorn Deer by Scott Durham How to Hook a Child on Fishing by Mi

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations: 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulation

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Show Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals (26)
There are 26 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Region
Guides and Outfitters
Bayou Charters
Capt. Charlie Thomason - Hopedale, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
Campbell Global, LLC
John Gilleland - Chief Executive Officer & Chairman - Portland, OR
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Harry Bourg Corporation
Cyrus J. Theriot, Jr. - President - Houma, LA
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
RoyOMartin
Hunting Leases - Alexandria, LA
Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure Initiative
Neil Hamilton - Professor of Law/Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law/Director of Ag Law Center - Des Moines, IA
US Farm Lease
- Ames, IA
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases
South Mississippi / Southeast Louisiana - Columbia, MS
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases - Gulf Region
- Natchitoches, LA
Lodges and Ranches
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Fee Fishing: An Introduction
By:

The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing: Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations: 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
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Explanation of 2008 Limitation of Liability Law on Agritourism Operations in Louisiana
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This article includes both the text of, and explanation for, the Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law, is intended to limit the liability of the agritourism professional for injuries that occur through no fault of the agritourism professional.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Buck Island, a Newly Conserved Mississippi River Destination Near Helena, Arkansas

The first leg of a new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail has been established through the conservation of Buck Island near Helena, Arkansas, thanks to the efforts of the American Land Conservancy (ALC), the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other partners.

 

Show Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals (119)
There are 119 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
Steele's Christmas Tree Farm
Kevin Steele, Jr. - Angie, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Campgrounds
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
River View RV Park and Resort
- Vidalia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Ecotourism
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Barataria Preserve
National Park Service - Marrero (near Crown Point), LA
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Biloxi Wildlife Management Area
Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation - Metairie, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Claire Coco - Nature Center Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Sibley, MS
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Hutchinson Creek Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Joyce Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Joyce Foundation, Tangipahoa School Bd. - Hammond, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Manchac Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Northlake Nature Center
- Mandeville, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area
LDWF and OCPIA - New Iberia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Tangipahoa School Board - Hammond, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tangipahoa Parish School Board Wildlife Management Area
Tangipahoa Parish School Board - Hammond, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Dana Brown & Associates
- New Orleans, LA
EcoUrban Sustainable Landscape Design + Services
Demetria Christo and Travis Cleaver - New Orleans, LA
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
Green Laws Website
Prof. Buck Abbey,ASLA, paAIA - Landscape Ordinance Research Project - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Ed Champagne - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consulting
Jim Martin - Metairie, LA
Gulf Engineers and Consultants
Mike Hattaway - Mandeville, LA
Louisiana Chapter - American Society of Architects
Haley Blakeman - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Nursery & Landscape Association
Cari Jane Murray - Executive Secretary - Covington, LA
Michael C. Englerth
Mike's Tree Service - Baton Rouge, LA
Natives Landscape Corporation
Stephen Joseph Rusbar - Covington, LA
Rene M. LeBlanc
Baton Rouge Tree Service - Addis, LA
State and Federal Land
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Barataria Preserve
National Park Service - Marrero (near Crown Point), LA
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Sibley, MS
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Hutchinson Creek Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Manchac Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area
LDWF and OCPIA - New Iberia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Tangipahoa School Board - Hammond, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA

 Outdoor Recreation

   
Show Articles on Outdoor Recreation (20)
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
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Bird watching continues to grow in popularity among folks of all ages.  The hobby—otherwise known as birding—is an excellent way to enjoy nature and become acquainted with all things winged.

 

National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing: An Introduction
By:

The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing: Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
By:

Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations: 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
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KNF Deer Hunting with Dogs - USDC Western Dist Ruling - Nov 27 2013

US Forest Service decision to prohibit deer hunting with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest upheld by Federal District Court Ruling. 

 

A Guide to Growing a School Butterfly Garden
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The benefits of school gardens are numerous and are not restricted to a particular age group. Gardens can accommodate student's visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning styles.

 

Louisiana Wildlife Insider: Summer 2013
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In This Issue: The Monarch Butterfly: Traveling though Louisiana on an Epic Journey by Wendy Caldwell and Karen Oberhauser Conservation Partnership: Why it Matters by Gregg Elliott and Duck Locascio Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program by Judy Jones Gopher Tortoise Conservation Efforts in Louisiana by Keri Landry Tracking Raccoon Movements in the Atchafalaya Basin by Michael Byrne and Michael Camberlain Southeast Louisiana DMAP Club Hosts Wounded Warriors Hunt by Kori Legleu and Cheryl Burns The Unicorn Deer by Scott Durham How to Hook a Child on Fishing by Mi

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations: 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulation

 

Explanation of 2008 Limitation of Liability Law on Agritourism Operations in Louisiana
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This article includes both the text of, and explanation for, the Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law, is intended to limit the liability of the agritourism professional for injuries that occur through no fault of the agritourism professional.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Buck Island, a Newly Conserved Mississippi River Destination Near Helena, Arkansas

The first leg of a new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail has been established through the conservation of Buck Island near Helena, Arkansas, thanks to the efforts of the American Land Conservancy (ALC), the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other partners.

 

Quapaw Canoe Company in Helena offers canoe excursions on the "Mighty Mississippi"

Watch this video about canoe trips on the Mississippi River near Helena offered by the Quapaw Canoe Company.

 

Methyl Mercury in Sportfish - Information for Fish Consumers

Methylmercury is a form of mercury that is found in most freshwater and saltwater fish. In some lakes, rivers, and coastal waters in California, methylmercury has been found in some types of fish at concentrations that may be harmful to human health.

 

Show Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals (61)
There are 61 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
Steele's Christmas Tree Farm
Kevin Steele, Jr. - Angie, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Ecotourism
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Barataria Preserve
National Park Service - Marrero (near Crown Point), LA
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Segnette State Park
- Westwego, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Biloxi Wildlife Management Area
Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation - Metairie, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Claire Coco - Nature Center Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto State Pak
- Franklinton, LA
Bonnet Carré Spillway
USACOE - Norco, LA
Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Sibley, MS
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Elm Hall Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Fairview-Riverside State Park
- Madisonville, LA
Fontainebleau State Park
- Mandeville, LA
Grand Isle State Park
- Grand Isle, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Hutchinson Creek Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Joyce Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Joyce Foundation, Tangipahoa School Bd. - Hammond, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Manchac Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Northlake Nature Center
- Mandeville, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area
LDWF and OCPIA - New Iberia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, Tangipahoa School Board - Hammond, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. Bernard State Park
- Braithwaite, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tangipahoa Parish School Board Wildlife Management Area
Tangipahoa Parish School Board - Hammond, LA
Tickfaw State Park
- Springfield, LA
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
 

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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News Items
Louisiana scientists hunt for elusive marsh bird before its habitat sinks under the sea - NOLA.com
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana scientists hunt for elusive marsh bird before its habitat sinks under the sea    NOLA.com A tactical team hopes to demystify the secretive black rail and win it protections.

How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck - Louisiana Sportsman
12/1/2018 7:45:24 AM
How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck    Louisiana Sportsman A true black duck — not what lots of area hunters call a mottled — is definitely a South Louisiana wallhanger. Learn how to tell the difference — and also tips that ...

Louisiana to Get Another $164 Million in BP Oil Spill Restoration Grants - Insurance Journal
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana to Get Another $164 Million in BP Oil Spill Restoration Grants    Insurance Journal Louisiana is getting $161.4 million in restoration grants from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill to restore two barrier islands and a headland in the.

Additional $280M issued in BP oil spill restoration grants for four states - WHNT News 19
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Additional $280M issued in BP oil spill restoration grants for four states    WHNT News 19 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four Gulf states are getting an additional $280 million in restoration grants from the BP oil spill of 2010. Louisiana is getting $161.4 ...

Airport in a wildlife refuge? State-backed plan shocks conservationists, scientists - NOLA.com
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Airport in a wildlife refuge? State-backed plan shocks conservationists, scientists    NOLA.com The state of Louisiana has spent millions of dollars turning a sandy island in south Jefferson Parish into one of the Gulf Coast's foremost refuges for birds and ...

Fishing, Alligators, Beaches and Beyond! - Online - July 2017 - San Antonio Magazine
9/18/2018 7:43:50 PM
Fishing, Alligators, Beaches and Beyond! - Online - July 2017    San Antonio Magazine It's summer, and that means that the fish are jumping in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. Just picture gliding onto watery paradises with your picnic lunch and ...

The Most Secluded Hikes in the US Are on WMA Land - Outside
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Most Secluded Hikes in the US Are on WMA Land    Outside In my younger years, I frequented the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA), deep within Louisiana's 1 million–acre Atchafalaya River Basin, to hunt ...

In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts - Online - August 2018 - San Antonio Magazine
8/9/2018 10:06:32 PM
In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts - Online - August 2018    San Antonio Magazine Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana offers gaming and adventure in the outdoors.

Proposed Caddo Lake National Heritage Area: A threat to property rights or boon to growth? - Shreveport Times
7/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Proposed Caddo Lake National Heritage Area: A threat to property rights or boon to growth?    Shreveport Times Some residents near Caddo Lake in Louisiana and east Texas fear that a federal designation aimed at preserving the region's heritage will threaten their way of ...

The (Tunica) Hills are Alive - Let's Go, Louisiana - June 2018 - My New Orleans
6/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
The (Tunica) Hills are Alive - Let's Go, Louisiana - June 2018    My New Orleans Louisiana is home to one of the most natural geological marvels around, especially unlike anything you would expect to find in our state. It's a feast for the eyes ...

Fontainebleau Oasis - Let's Go, Louisiana - May 2018 - My New Orleans
5/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fontainebleau Oasis - Let's Go, Louisiana - May 2018    My New Orleans If you have never visited or, better yet, spent the night amid Fontainebleau Park's 2,800 acres, you are missing out on an extraordinary experience.

Want to go birding for science? Audubon Society to host several upcoming events in Louisiana - The Advocate
12/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
Want to go birding for science? Audubon Society to host several upcoming events in Louisiana    The Advocate The Audubon Society is asking for volunteers to help contribute to science over the holidays.

Hot times on Avery Island: Spicy fun, great bird and bear watching in birthplace of Tabasco - CultureMap Houston
7/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
Hot times on Avery Island: Spicy fun, great bird and bear watching in birthplace of Tabasco    CultureMap Houston On the Venn diagram of tourist spots perfect for birders and hot sauce lovers, I would bet the only intersection lies on Avery Island, Louisiana. I come.

Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long? - NOLA.com
5/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long?    NOLA.com Glenn Oussett leads a group of expectant bird watchers to the top of a three-story lookout in rural St. Bernard Parish. The view is panoramic, but the birds are few ...

Interactive Map: Explore Lousiana's Great Outdoors | Sponsored - Smithsonian
3/13/2017 3:00:00 AM
Interactive Map: Explore Lousiana's Great Outdoors | Sponsored    Smithsonian Abundant natural beauty and a plethora of activities are the ingredients for an outdoor paradise. Louisiana's 22 state parks and many recreational sites offer ...

Explore Louisiana's Most Stunning State Parks | Sponsored - Smithsonian
3/7/2017 3:00:00 AM
Explore Louisiana's Most Stunning State Parks | Sponsored    Smithsonian Fish and birds and bears - oh my! This northern Louisiana State Park has it all. On any given weekend, boaters can be found casting their lines on Poverty Point ...

Rare bird discovered in Louisiana by Wildlife Dept. biologist - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
12/29/2015 3:00:00 AM
Rare bird discovered in Louisiana by Wildlife Dept. biologist    FOX 8 News WVUE-TV No one would confuse Jefferson Davis Parish in southwest Louisiana with the deserts of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. But Louisiana Department ...

Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event Set for Aug. 8 at Sherburne, Louisiana - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
7/29/2015 3:00:00 AM
Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event Set for Aug. 8 at Sherburne, Louisiana    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News A Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, within the South Farm area of Sherburne Wildlife Management Area.

Eagle Expo celebrates Bald Eagle in Louisiana - The Advocate
3/11/2015 3:00:00 AM
Eagle Expo celebrates Bald Eagle in Louisiana    The Advocate This weekend's Eagle Expo and More in Morgan City again celebrates the return of the American Bald Eagle to Louisiana.

Louisiana's trespass laws lock anglers out of most coastal marshes - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
8/8/2014 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's trespass laws lock anglers out of most coastal marshes    The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com Louisiana is known as the Sportsman's Paradise, and its a moniker that's well-deserved. Natives have heard all their lives about unfettered coastal subsidence ...

Southern Louisiana is adventure for food and nature lovers - New York Daily News
7/20/2014 3:00:00 AM
Southern Louisiana is adventure for food and nature lovers    New York Daily News To really appreciate Louisiana's amazing food, take in the state's striking landscapes — and vice versa.

Louisiana fishers, others get tips on how to capitalize on ecotourism - NOLA.com
3/13/2013 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana fishers, others get tips on how to capitalize on ecotourism    NOLA.com At Plaquemines Parish's Stella Plantation, surrounded by its marshes, cypress trees and live oaks, Louisiana fishers, farmers and landowners on Tuesday heard ...

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Real kayak anglers, real reviews - Louisiana Sportsman
3/22/2019 1:34:52 PM
Real kayak anglers, real reviews    Louisiana Sportsman Louisiana Sportsman reached out to several kayak fishermen with various levels of experience to get some personal reviews of popular models.

It's Sportsman Show time; event set Thursday-Sunday at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales - The Advocate
3/9/2019 4:00:00 PM
It's Sportsman Show time; event set Thursday-Sunday at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales    The Advocate It happens every spring, and it once called the Mercedes-Benz Superdome home, but, this week, the 40th annual Louisiana Sportsman Show settles, once again ...

Fishing Results | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fishing Results | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate STEPHENSVILLE—Saturday's top 17 teams from the pay-out list in the eighth-annual Anglers Against Autism bass tournament held from Doiron's Landing with ...

Letters: Court ruling could harm fishing and economy - The Advocate
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Letters: Court ruling could harm fishing and economy    The Advocate The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries stands in strong support of the state's effort to reverse a court decision that could devastate the opportunity of ...

Check out the Outdoors calendar for upcoming meetings and events - The Advocate
3/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Check out the Outdoors calendar for upcoming meetings and events    The Advocate 55th GOVERNOR'S STATE CONSERVATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: Sponsored by Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Categories: ...

Fishing takes centerstage in March | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fishing takes centerstage in March | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate The calendar gets pretty sneaky this time of year, and with hunting seasons on the wane, south Louisiana outdoorsmen begin working on their boats and ...

Trout fisherman finds alternative to 'down' season - The Advocate
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trout fisherman finds alternative to 'down' season    The Advocate If there was such a thing as a moaning contest, it would be difficult to judge the south Louisiana winner.

Crawfish: It's what's for dinner - Louisiana Sportsman
2/6/2019 10:16:31 AM
Crawfish: It's what's for dinner    Louisiana Sportsman The sheer numbers of crawfish in the Atchafalaya Basin is amazing, if only for the reason that Louisiana has the lowest number (39) of species of crawfish of all ...

State's red snapper take set for 19 percent | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
State's red snapper take set for 19 percent | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate Louisiana's recreational offshore fishermen could get even more days on the water to pursue red snapper after the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council ...

170-class buck downed in December near Sicily Island - Louisiana Sportsman
2/4/2019 7:30:47 AM
170-class buck downed in December near Sicily Island    Louisiana Sportsman Late in December, Benji Nelson knew time was getting short to kill a wily old buck he and his family had been hunting for the previous three years in Catahoula ...

It's time to dog the hogs - Louisiana Sportsman
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
It's time to dog the hogs    Louisiana Sportsman As deer seasons start to wind down and come to a close, we always look for a way to fill the void between chasing bucks and spring gobbler hunting, or fishing ...

Wintertime flooding impacts North Louisiana hunting and fishing - Louisiana Sportsman
1/31/2019 7:03:17 AM
Wintertime flooding impacts North Louisiana hunting and fishing    Louisiana Sportsman Excessive fall and early-winter rainfall frustrated North Louisiana sportsmen, scattering ducks, making deer hunting tough and forcing the Louisiana Department ...

Flyway Federation: 'Hot-cropping' a big reason for poor Louisiana duck seasons - Louisiana Sportsman
1/30/2019 2:14:41 PM
Flyway Federation: 'Hot-cropping' a big reason for poor Louisiana duck seasons    Louisiana Sportsman Most Louisiana duck hunters didn't exactly have a banner season in 2018-19, and according to Josh Goins, at least part of the reason is a change in agricultural ...

South Carolina anglers catch 2600-pound great white shark - Louisiana Sportsman
1/26/2019 7:26:32 AM
South Carolina anglers catch 2600-pound great white shark    Louisiana Sportsman Last Friday, anglers aboard the Outcast Sport Fishing Charters boat caught and released seven great white sharks, including a 2600-pound male.

Next Toledo Bend angler lands 10.84-pound lunker in the 12-15 area - Louisiana Sportsman
1/25/2019 11:38:57 AM
Next Toledo Bend angler lands 10.84-pound lunker in the 12-15 area    Louisiana Sportsman When you're in a tournament and the first fish of the day pushes 11 pounds, it's probably a pretty good omen. That's exactly what happened to Clint Wade and ...

Double drop-tine buck goes down in Lincoln Parish - Louisiana Sportsman
1/23/2019 7:53:01 AM
Double drop-tine buck goes down in Lincoln Parish    Louisiana Sportsman This Monday, Jan. 21, a rare phenomenon took place: The world witnessed a Super Blood Wolf Moon. Since ancient times, the first full moon of the year has ...

Big 10-point hunted down in Morehouse Parish - Louisiana Sportsman
1/22/2019 8:11:03 AM
Big 10-point hunted down in Morehouse Parish    Louisiana Sportsman Aaron McCready returned from a duck scouting mission — and wound up downing the biggest buck of his life in Morehouse Parish.

Avoyelles Parish hunter drops giant 190-class typical - Louisiana Sportsman
1/14/2019 2:27:26 PM
Avoyelles Parish hunter drops giant 190-class typical    Louisiana Sportsman Yet another Avoyelles Parish monster in the conversation for a new potential state record typical buck. Scotty Smith rang in 2019 with friends at a New Year's ...

Next 2019 Boat Show dates announced - Louisiana Sportsman
1/14/2019 7:26:59 AM
Next 2019 Boat Show dates announced    Louisiana Sportsman If you're in the market for a new boat in 2019, you've got five great opportunities over the next three months to conveniently shop and compare models, features ...

LWFC adopts notice of intent for hunting regulations, seasons and WMA rules - Minden Press-Herald
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
LWFC adopts notice of intent for hunting regulations, seasons and WMA rules    Minden Press-Herald The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted notices of intent for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 hunting seasons, 2019-20 general and Wildlife ...

Deer, turkey hunters face major changes for next season/CWD concerns prompt new regulations - The Advocate
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Deer, turkey hunters face major changes for next season/CWD concerns prompt new regulations    The Advocate With thousands of hunters still afield for any or all of the state's resident game, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission accepted, then amended parts of ...

Public land monster goes down on Boeuf WMA - Louisiana Sportsman
1/4/2019 8:07:13 AM
Public land monster goes down on Boeuf WMA    Louisiana Sportsman Andrew Beach landed this 20-point buck at Boeuf Wildlife Management Area after his friend took him under his wing and taught him the area.

Check Louisiana hunting season dates and fishing/shrimping season dates - The Advocate
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Check Louisiana hunting season dates and fishing/shrimping season dates    The Advocate See 2018-2019 Louisiana Hunting Pamphlet for bag limits, shooting times, other restrictions & state WMA season dates. DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through ...

Off Limits: Third Circuit rules Catahoula Lake is private land - KALB News
12/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Off Limits: Third Circuit rules Catahoula Lake is private land    KALB News LOUISIANA (KALB) - A popular duck hunting spot in Louisiana will remain off limits for public use after a ruling from the Third Circuit Court of Appeal. The court ...

Fish & Game: Hunting pheasant in South Dakota - WWLTV.com
12/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fish & Game: Hunting pheasant in South Dakota    WWLTV.com If hunting a bird that's not found anywhere near Louisiana in ice and snow is for you, Don Dubuc, his daughter & hunting buddies have the one for you.

Gifts for the hunter - Louisiana Sportsman
12/20/2018 11:26:08 AM
Gifts for the hunter    Louisiana Sportsman Here are some gift ideas for the outdoorsman sure to bring a smile on Christmas morning.

CRP land yields big 11-point Richland Parish buck - Louisiana Sportsman
12/20/2018 7:23:12 AM
CRP land yields big 11-point Richland Parish buck    Louisiana Sportsman Brent Smart found the CRP land he planted on his 80-acre property in Richland Parish paid maximum dividends on Dec. 6 when a buck he hadn't seen a photo ...

14-pointer nicknamed 'Picket Fence' goes down in Concordia Parish - Louisiana Sportsman
12/19/2018 7:19:58 AM
14-pointer nicknamed 'Picket Fence' goes down in Concordia Parish    Louisiana Sportsman Brallier's big buck survives crossbow shot in October; harvested by rifle in November — with the broadhead still in its chest cavity. Ben Brallier celebrated ...

Female kayak angers have dream weekend - Louisiana Sportsman
12/18/2018 11:32:20 AM
Female kayak angers have dream weekend    Louisiana Sportsman Seven female kayakers on an overnight outing and kayak trip from the launch in Point Aux Chenes.

Wrong gun downs big Lincoln Parish 10-pointer - Louisiana Sportsman
12/18/2018 7:31:42 AM
Wrong gun downs big Lincoln Parish 10-pointer    Louisiana Sportsman It was only then the Ruston housewife realized she had accidentally picked up her husband's Remington .30-06 instead of her Browning .30-06. Fortunately it ...

Potential new typical state record buck downed in Avoyelles Parish - Louisiana Sportsman
12/15/2018 9:59:41 AM
Potential new typical state record buck downed in Avoyelles Parish    Louisiana Sportsman Since 1943, Don Broadway's Madison Parish giant has stood atop the Louisiana Big Game Records as the state's largest typical buck ever harvested with a gun, ...

Winn Parish hunter downs public lands 12-pointer on Kisatchie - Louisiana Sportsman
12/14/2018 7:02:07 AM
Winn Parish hunter downs public lands 12-pointer on Kisatchie    Louisiana Sportsman While gun season was closed on the Kisatchie National Forest earlier this month, Bethany Gunter and her father had a very successful scouting trip in a section ...

Madison Parish 13-pointer makes fatal daytime appearance - Louisiana Sportsman
12/11/2018 8:01:21 AM
Madison Parish 13-pointer makes fatal daytime appearance    Louisiana Sportsman Brantley Ray sticks with the phases of the moon to give him the best chance to encounter a big buck, and his strategy worked to perfection on Nov. 10 when a ...

Last minute gift ideas for the stingy Santa - Louisiana Sportsman
12/10/2018 10:37:11 AM
Last minute gift ideas for the stingy Santa    Louisiana Sportsman These Christmas gifts will put a smile on any fly fisherman's face.

Paradise Found: Duck Hunting in Louisiana - KPLC
12/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Paradise Found: Duck Hunting in Louisiana    KPLC LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Duck hunting is one of the most loved pastimes in Louisiana for many people. It's a tradition that's passed down from generation to ...

Time out: The Louisiana duck season is on hiatus, making this the perfect time to plan second-split hunts - The Advocate
12/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Time out: The Louisiana duck season is on hiatus, making this the perfect time to plan second-split hunts    The Advocate Every duck season is a mixed bag. A hunter whose marsh or ag field is loaded with feed and perfect water depth may be covered with more ducks than Eli.

Monroe hunter sneaks giant Davis Island 10-pointer - Louisiana Sportsman
12/4/2018 7:11:50 AM
Monroe hunter sneaks giant Davis Island 10-pointer    Louisiana Sportsman Bill Harvey dislikes sitting still in a deer stand waiting on a buck, so the 62-year-old Monroe hunter has taken up a “sneak and sit approach.” ...

Fishing for blackfin tuna off the Louisiana coast - Louisiana Sportsman
12/1/2018 8:25:27 AM
Fishing for blackfin tuna off the Louisiana coast    Louisiana Sportsman From short jokes to hand-me-downs that don't quite fit, it's tough being the smallest kid in the family. But you can withhold any sympathy for blackfin tuna ...

Louisiana authorities search for Pensacola man who went missing on duck hunting trip - Pensacola News Journal
12/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana authorities search for Pensacola man who went missing on duck hunting trip    Pensacola News Journal A massive search is underway in Louisiana for a Pensacola man who went missing after his boat overturned during a duck hunting trip nearly three weeks ago.

200-class Caddo Parish monster goes down - Louisiana Sportsman
11/27/2018 7:26:22 AM
200-class Caddo Parish monster goes down    Louisiana Sportsman In Malcolm Hilburn's case, he needed the help of a blood-trailing dog named Lyla to recover a monster Caddo Parish buck he shot on the morning of Nov. 18.

Simmons shares waterfowl-hunting tips for success - Louisiana Sportsman
11/16/2018 11:28:19 AM
Simmons shares waterfowl-hunting tips for success    Louisiana Sportsman Killing Northeast Louisiana ducks takes more than just gearing up and striking out. This veteran hunter shares his tips for success. Sometimes it just pays to be ...

Teen downs giant Ashland Island buck - Louisiana Sportsman
11/13/2018 3:15:08 PM
Teen downs giant Ashland Island buck    Louisiana Sportsman For Zach Jones, a 17-year-old junior at Sterlington High School, downing big bucks has almost become second nature. When he was just 11 years old, ...

Southwest marshes duck count lowest on record - The Advocate
11/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Southwest marshes duck count lowest on record    The Advocate It's no big secret about it being grinding season in south Louisiana.

Sportsman TV Archives - Louisiana Sportsman
11/2/2018 9:07:38 AM
Sportsman TV Archives    Louisiana Sportsman SPORTSMAN TV takes its lead from Louisiana Sportsman Magazine and brings viewers exciting outdoor action and helpful and timely how-to and where-to ...

All about spadefish - Louisiana Sportsman
11/1/2018 11:45:12 PM
All about spadefish    Louisiana Sportsman They are everywhere. If you fish offshore at oil and gas platforms, clouds of the convict-striped fish are often visible underwater. Atlantic spadefish are a dominant ...

Mississippi men face charges of double limits of redfish in Louisiana - Jackson Clarion Ledger
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi men face charges of double limits of redfish in Louisiana    Jackson Clarion Ledger According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, five Mississippi men face charges of catching twice the daily limit of redfish. Agents cited Davis ...

Two cited for over the limit of bass on Bayou Black - Louisiana Sportsman
10/8/2018 9:39:18 AM
Two cited for over the limit of bass on Bayou Black    Louisiana Sportsman Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men for alleged fishing violations last month after they were allegedly ...

Deer hunters facing continuous CWD warnings | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
10/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deer hunters facing continuous CWD warnings | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate Deer hunters across Louisiana should prepare themselves for a constant stream of advisories during the coming years to be aware of what chronic wasting ...

LDWF recommends deer hunters discontinue use of supplemental feeds - Bastrop Daily Enterprise
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
LDWF recommends deer hunters discontinue use of supplemental feeds    Bastrop Daily Enterprise The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recommends that deer hunters not utilize supplemental feeds as this increases the chance of spreading ...

Putting big bucks on the wall is a tradition with this North Louisiana family - Louisiana Sportsman
10/1/2018 8:00:00 AM
Putting big bucks on the wall is a tradition with this North Louisiana family    Louisiana Sportsman The rut won't start for six to eight weeks now in the deer woods of Union Parish. But one family of successful deer hunters is already make plans and ...

Teal season a boom, bust story so far in Louisiana - The Advocate
9/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Teal season a boom, bust story so far in Louisiana    The Advocate Despite top-drawer marsh and wetlands conditions in the eastern and south-central coastal parishes, the first 14 days of the 16-day special September teal ...

LDWF hopes to inspire love of the great outdoors in Louisiana’s youth - WAFB
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
LDWF hopes to inspire love of the great outdoors in Louisiana’s youth    WAFB The Louisiana Department of Wildlife And Fisheries is trying to inspire kids to put down the smartphones and video games and go outdoors.

Edward Pratt: National Hunting and Fishing Day is best celebrated with dad, one-on-one - The Advocate
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Edward Pratt: National Hunting and Fishing Day is best celebrated with dad, one-on-one    The Advocate Sept. 22, is National Hunting and Fishing Day — an event I'm not touting to promote the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, where I work.

CANCELED: National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday at Bodcau Shooting Range - Bossier Now
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
CANCELED: National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday at Bodcau Shooting Range    Bossier Now UPDATED: 9/22/2018 8:48 a.m.. Today's event has been canceled because of rain. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will host a National ...

Video: Crazy cobia bite going on now - Louisiana Sportsman
9/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Video: Crazy cobia bite going on now    Louisiana Sportsman Cobia fishing is in full swing as they migrate along the coast this month.

Catching September redfish and trout in Delacroix - Louisiana Sportsman
9/1/2018 8:00:00 AM
Catching September redfish and trout in Delacroix    Louisiana Sportsman The water was a sheet of glass when Capt. Austin Plaisance wheeled his Blazer Bay out of the canal into the shallow, grass-filled pocket. And it was quickly ...

Sightcasting and Popping for Louisiana Marsh Redfish - Sport Fishing
9/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sightcasting and Popping for Louisiana Marsh Redfish    Sport Fishing The Louisiana Delta offers legendary inshore fishing opportunities. The Cajun Fishing Adventures lodge in Buras, about 15 miles north of Venice, offers a great ...

Safety tips for opening day of dove season - Louisiana Sportsman
9/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Safety tips for opening day of dove season    Louisiana Sportsman The first split of Louisiana's 2018-19 dove season will open Sept. 1 in both north and south zones. The north zone's first split will run through Sept. 23.

Tripletail out of Venice — if you're crazy enough to target them - Louisiana Sportsman
8/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Tripletail out of Venice — if you're crazy enough to target them    Louisiana Sportsman Are you crazy? I mean, literally, are you crazy? So crazy that you'd dive 70 feet down in shark-infested waters with no air tank just to shoot a fish? Capt.

Dragon-like catch shocks Louisiana guide - Louisiana Sportsman
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dragon-like catch shocks Louisiana guide    Louisiana Sportsman It's been a very strange year for Capt. Jamie Gaspard of Pure Adrenalin Fishing Charters out of Grand Isle and Fourchon.

Fishing in Delacroix, Louisiana with Don Dubuc and Captain Ahab - WWLTV.com
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fishing in Delacroix, Louisiana with Don Dubuc and Captain Ahab    WWLTV.com Fishing with Don Dubuc and Captain Ahab from Delacroix is really not about catching fish, it's about the process of catching fish. I also found out that there is ...

Understanding how water flows through the marsh - Louisiana Sportsman
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Understanding how water flows through the marsh    Louisiana Sportsman It's easy to look upon Louisiana's prairie marsh and only see a bunch of grass and water. But a closer look reveals there's much more to the eye: It's a complex ...

Big Lake fishing is 'best of the season' right now - Louisiana Sportsman
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Big Lake fishing is 'best of the season' right now    Louisiana Sportsman Farmers might be bemoaning a lack of rain in Southwest Louisiana, but Capt. Erik Rue sure isn't complaining. That's because low rainfall levels have allowed ...

WGNO’s Adam Bowles checks out the largest hunting and fishing show in Louisiana! - WGNO New Orleans
7/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
WGNO’s Adam Bowles checks out the largest hunting and fishing show in Louisiana!    WGNO New Orleans NEW ORLEANS- Sportsman's paradise rings true, especially at the Superdome where the latest boating, hunting, and fishing equipment was on display.

LDWF schedules August drawdown on Henderson Lake - Louisiana Sportsman
7/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
LDWF schedules August drawdown on Henderson Lake    Louisiana Sportsman In conjunction with St. Martin Parish Government, the town of Henderson and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and ...

Tarpon are quirky creatures - Louisiana Sportsman
7/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Tarpon are quirky creatures    Louisiana Sportsman For all their glitz and glamour, tarpon are very close to just being giant pogies (menhaden) that eat fish. They are really primitive beasts. On the evolutionary ...

Caribbean fish caught on Timbalier rocks - Louisiana Sportsman
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Caribbean fish caught on Timbalier rocks    Louisiana Sportsman Ask a Florida flats angler what his favorite fish is, and he'll probably tell you it's a permit – the darling of Sunshine State fishermen that looks and tastes very ...

Louisiana's recreational red snapper season to close July 8; assessment to follow - Louisiana Sportsman
6/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's recreational red snapper season to close July 8; assessment to follow    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted today, June 26, to close the current recreational, 7-days-per-week red snapper season at 11:59 p.m. on ...

Recreational alternatives to hook and line fishing - Louisiana Sportsman
6/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Recreational alternatives to hook and line fishing    Louisiana Sportsman The summer months offer excellent fishing in Louisiana. It is the height of the fishing “season,” and many of us get out there and do our best to procure the main ...

Wade-fishing action at the beach on Grand Isle - Louisiana Sportsman
6/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wade-fishing action at the beach on Grand Isle    Louisiana Sportsman Micah Doyle is a full-time student at LSU, but when he's away from the classroom during the summer, he loves targeting speckled trout. The avid angler makes ...

Louisiana free fishing weekend; no license required - KSLA-TV
6/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana free fishing weekend; no license required    KSLA-TV LOUISIANA (KSLA) - Anglers are invited to be a part of a free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says ...

Time to renew Louisiana fishing and hunting licenses - Bastrop Daily Enterprise
6/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Time to renew Louisiana fishing and hunting licenses    Bastrop Daily Enterprise The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all sportsmen that all 2017-18 recreational fishing and hunting licenses will expire on June 30, 2018 ...

2018-19 Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses now on sale - NOLA.com
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
2018-19 Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses now on sale    NOLA.com Current hunting and fishing licenses in Louisiana expire June 30, and new permits for 2018-19 go on sale starting Friday (June 1). The Louisiana Department of ...

LDWF: Louisiana is in charge of red snapper, now let's make it work - Louisiana Sportsman
5/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
LDWF: Louisiana is in charge of red snapper, now let's make it work    Louisiana Sportsman EDITOR'S NOTE: Today, Friday, May 25, is the opening day of the recreational red snapper season in both state and federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico.

Louisiana House rejects boosting hunting, fishing licenses despite scaled-back bill - The Advocate
4/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana House rejects boosting hunting, fishing licenses despite scaled-back bill    The Advocate Despite three delays and a scaled-back bill, legislation that would authorize increases in hunting and fishing license fees failed Monday in the Louisiana House.

New license structure bill headed to House flood/CCA withholding support - The Advocate
4/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
New license structure bill headed to House flood/CCA withholding support    The Advocate House Bill 687 is scheduled to be read Thursday afternoon in the floor of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House - The Advocate
3/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House    The Advocate An effort to increase the cost of Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses advanced Wednesday out of a House committee.

Fewer Louisiana hunting & fishing licenses proposed, but some may cost more - NOLA.com
3/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fewer Louisiana hunting & fishing licenses proposed, but some may cost more    NOLA.com A proposal in the Legislature would drop the 117 recreational hunting and fishing licenses currently offered to 39.

Changes coming to Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses - WGNO New Orleans
1/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Changes coming to Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses    WGNO New Orleans The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries is transitioning to a new recreational hunting and fishing license sales system, according to a news release.

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
'Go Coast: Louisiana' launches coastal-parish adventures - NOLA.com
6/24/2012 3:00:00 AM
'Go Coast: Louisiana' launches coastal-parish adventures    NOLA.com New series debuts at 8:30 p.m. Sunday (June 24) on WLAE.

Outdoor Recreation News Items
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at ICE immigration centers in Aurora and Louisiana - The Denver Post
3/12/2019 3:18:00 PM
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at ICE immigration centers in Aurora and Louisiana    The Denver Post U.S. immigration authorities say more than 2200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined.

Chronic wasting disease spreads through deer, elk population - KTAL
2/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Chronic wasting disease spreads through deer, elk population    KTAL Editor's note: Although chronic wasting disease has not been detected in Louisiana or Oklahoma, it has been found in 24 states around the country, including ...

Hunting deer in the Louisiana marsh - Louisiana Sportsman
1/1/2019 7:31:25 AM
Hunting deer in the Louisiana marsh    Louisiana Sportsman Pursuing bucks in the marshes of Louisiana isn't for the faint of heart. But tough, uncomfortable conditions weed out lots of hunters, and just about any deer is a ...

Gazette investigation underscores need for water quality funding, accountability - The Gazette
12/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gazette investigation underscores need for water quality funding, accountability    The Gazette Consider the plight of Louisiana shrimp fishers. Shrimping is sometimes a family trade, passed down from parents to children, but the current generation of ...

Hundreds of Louisiana parks and wildlife areas benefited from canceled federal program - NOLA.com
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of Louisiana parks and wildlife areas benefited from canceled federal program    NOLA.com Louisiana conservation groups call for the revival of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Ground blind basics for deer - Louisiana Sportsman
11/24/2018 2:49:15 PM
Ground blind basics for deer    Louisiana Sportsman Nothing beats sighting in a big buck at eye level. Follow these blind concealment tips to put one down — from the ground. Deer hunting seems to be ...

Taylor Jennings - News at Louisiana Tech
10/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Taylor Jennings    News at Louisiana Tech Senior forestry major Taylor Jennings chose wildlife habitat management as a concentration, or maybe it chose her. “I always knew that no matter what career ...

Rental cabins at 3 Louisiana state parks to reopen after 2016 floods - KLFY
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rental cabins at 3 Louisiana state parks to reopen after 2016 floods    KLFY Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and the Office of State Parks Wednesday announced the reopening of cabins at Lake Bistineau, Lake Fausse Pointe and Tickfaw ...

Gunter leads pole bending after first go | High School - American Press
7/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gunter leads pole bending after first go | High School    American Press Sulphur High junior pole bender Brooklyn Gunter leads the Southwest Louisiana contingent at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, ...

Louisiana, New York and Missouri take legal action against unconstitutional public defense - Universe.byu.edu
7/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana, New York and Missouri take legal action against unconstitutional public defense    Universe.byu.edu See also “Utah works to improve indigent public defense“. Correction, 7/25/18: A graphic in this story has been corrected to show the caseload number ...

23 projects in line for $60M in recreational improvements from BP oil spill settlement - The Advocate
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
23 projects in line for $60M in recreational improvements from BP oil spill settlement    The Advocate Nearly a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster gushed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana is preparing to spend ...

Intramural Sports & Recreation – Personnel Directory - News at Louisiana Tech
7/5/2018 1:57:28 PM
Intramural Sports & Recreation – Personnel Directory    News at Louisiana Tech Kane Allen. Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. Department: Recreation and Intramurals. Office: Lambright Sports and Wellness. Phone: 318.257.2726.

Louisiana to get $992,000 for outdoor recreation and conservation projects - NOLA.com
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana to get $992,000 for outdoor recreation and conservation projects    NOLA.com Land and Water Conservation Funds come from oil and gas lease revenue.

Oil and gas lawsuits lead to loss of Bassmaster tournaments for Louisiana - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
5/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil and gas lawsuits lead to loss of Bassmaster tournaments for Louisiana    Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Bass Angler Sportsman Society will no longer hold Bassmaster tournaments in coastal Louisiana as a result of the uncertainty surrounding coastal lawsuits ...

BASS pulls Bassmaster tournaments from Louisiana over coastal lawsuits - Washington Times
5/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
BASS pulls Bassmaster tournaments from Louisiana over coastal lawsuits    Washington Times Flush with their success prying billions of dollars out of BP in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Louisiana trial lawyers have their scopes trained on ...

New housing at University of Louisiana at Lafayette will add 591 beds - American School & University
5/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
New housing at University of Louisiana at Lafayette will add 591 beds    American School & University The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will begin construction next week on a $98 million project to bring nearly 600 new beds and 5,000 square feet of retail ...

Northwest Louisiana’s Boom or Bust Byway - Leisure Group Travel
4/5/2018 2:40:52 PM
Northwest Louisiana’s Boom or Bust Byway    Leisure Group Travel Magazine Features, Outdoor & Adventure. Northwest Louisiana's Boom or Bust Byway. Scenic splendor, outdoor recreation, historical attractions and specially ...

Louisiana wrestles with fishing-access issues - Houston Chronicle
4/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana wrestles with fishing-access issues    Houston Chronicle Signs — large, shiny-white rectangles with red lettering that left little doubt as to their message — stood staked in shallow water every 100 yards or so just off ...

Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan - The Advocate
3/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan    The Advocate The last time the state of Louisiana increased its licenses for hunting and fishing, at least in any across-the-board fashion, was 2000. During the intervening ...

Recovering America's Wildlife Act would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana - WAFB.com
12/20/2017 3:00:00 AM
Recovering America's Wildlife Act would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana    WAFB.com The Recovering America's Wildlife Act, recently introduced to Congress, would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana to conserve more than 700 nongame fish ...

New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University - School Constructions News
10/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University    School Constructions News Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge recently completed a new student recreation complex after five years of work on the project.

Photos: Area celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, at LDWF's Waddill Wildlife Refuge and Outdoor Education Center - The Advocate
9/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
Photos: Area celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, at LDWF's Waddill Wildlife Refuge and Outdoor Education Center    The Advocate An area celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day was held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' Waddill ...

More public land in works for northern Louisiana hunters - Knoe.com
12/18/2015 3:00:00 AM
More public land in works for northern Louisiana hunters    Knoe.com The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Wildlife Management Areas may be growing in north Louisiana and that could give Morehouse and Union ...