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  • McNeese lands eight on preseason All-SLC teams

    McNeese lands eight on preseason All-SLC teams

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:21:10 GMT
    (Source: Mcneese Football)(Source: Mcneese Football)
    FRISCO, Texas – The McNeese Cowboys landed eight players on the 2017 Preseason All-Southland Conference Football Team with two of those, tight end Lawayne Ross and safety Andre Fuller, garnering first team honors, the league released on Thursday. Earning a spot on the second team were defensive linemen Jammerio Gross-Whitaker and Chris Livings, wide receivers Kent Shelby and Darious Crawley, defensive back Dominique Hill and transfer offensive lineman Andy Dodd. Fuller, Gross-...More >>
    FRISCO, Texas – The McNeese Cowboys landed eight players on the 2017 Preseason All-Southland Conference Football Team with two of those, tight end Lawayne Ross and safety Andre Fuller, garnering first team honors, the league released on Thursday. Earning a spot on the second team were defensive linemen Jammerio Gross-Whitaker and Chris Livings, wide receivers Kent Shelby and Darious Crawley, defensive back Dominique Hill and transfer offensive lineman Andy Dodd. Fuller, Gross-...More >>
  • LSU pitcher Eric Walker to miss entire 2018 Season

    LSU pitcher Eric Walker to miss entire 2018 Season

    Thursday, July 6 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-06 17:57:17 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, LA - Information provided by LSUsports.net LSU freshman pitcher Eric Walker has been diagnosed with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow and will undergo reconstructive surgery, causing him to miss the 2018 season, coach Paul Mainieri announced Thursday. Walker, a product of Arlington, Texas, helped lead LSU to the 2017 Southeastern Conference championship and a berth in the College World Series, where the Tigers finished ...More >>
    BATON ROUGE, LA - Information provided by LSUsports.net LSU freshman pitcher Eric Walker has been diagnosed with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow and will undergo reconstructive surgery, causing him to miss the 2018 season, coach Paul Mainieri announced Thursday. Walker, a product of Arlington, Texas, helped lead LSU to the 2017 Southeastern Conference championship and a berth in the College World Series, where the Tigers finished ...More >>
  • Seven Louisiana schools receive archery equipment from LDWF

    Seven Louisiana schools receive archery equipment from LDWF

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 4:16 PM EST2016-01-13 21:16:48 GMT
    Wednesday, January 13 2016 4:16 PM EST2016-01-13 21:16:47 GMT
    (Source: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries)(Source: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries)
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries helped seven Louisiana schools get the new year off to a flying start with its Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) program. The schools received archery equipment for the first time thanks to the LDWF/ALAS equipment grant program. Schools receiving the equipment included St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans, Martha’s Vineyard Elementary in Ponchatoula, St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria, Alma Redwine Elementary and Hors...More >>
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries helped seven Louisiana schools get the new year off to a flying start with its Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) program. The schools received archery equipment for the first time thanks to the LDWF/ALAS equipment grant program. Schools receiving the equipment included St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans, Martha’s Vineyard Elementary in Ponchatoula, St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria, Alma Redwine Elementary and Hors...More >>
  • Registration opens Jan. 29 for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

    Registration opens Jan. 29 for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

    Tuesday, January 12 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-12 21:33:53 GMT
    Tuesday, January 12 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-12 21:33:53 GMT
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will open registration Jan. 29 for 125 participants in the 28th Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop set for April 1-3 at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock. Women throughout Louisiana and neighboring states can participate in this educational, hands-on outdoor skills workshop in the rolling hills of central Louisiana. Women 18 years of age and older who enjoy the outdoors are encouraged to sign up for this three-day workshop. ...More >>
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will open registration Jan. 29 for 125 participants in the 28th Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop set for April 1-3 at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock. Women throughout Louisiana and neighboring states can participate in this educational, hands-on outdoor skills workshop in the rolling hills of central Louisiana. Women 18 years of age and older who enjoy the outdoors are encouraged to sign up for this three-day workshop. ...More >>
  • Deer Hunting Season to Reopen in Portion of Northeast and Central Louisiana on Saturday Morning

    Deer Hunting Season to Reopen in Portion of Northeast and Central Louisiana on Saturday Morning

    Friday, January 8 2016 5:36 PM EST2016-01-08 22:36:30 GMT
    Friday, January 8 2016 5:41 PM EST2016-01-08 22:41:24 GMT
    Deer hunting season in areas of northeast and central Louisiana near the Mississippi River will resume Saturday (Jan. 9) 30 minutes before sunrise.   The closure, enacted Jan. 3 because of flooding of the Mississippi River, covered land from the Arkansas state line, east to U.S. 65 to Vidalia, La., and west of the Louisiana-Mississippi border. However, land from the levee to the Mississippi River in this area will remain closed until further notice. Parishes affected by the clos... More >>

    Deer hunting season in areas of northeast and central Louisiana near the Mississippi River will resume Saturday (Jan. 9) 30 minutes before sunrise.   The closure, enacted Jan. 3 because of flooding of the Mississippi River, covered land from the Arkansas state line, east to U.S. 65 to Vidalia, La., and west of the Louisiana-Mississippi border. However, land from the levee to the Mississippi River in this area will remain closed until further notice. Parishes affected by the clos...

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  • Oyster Transplant Permits Available

    Oyster Transplant Permits Available

    Friday, January 8 2016 5:34 PM EST2016-01-08 22:34:56 GMT
    Friday, January 8 2016 5:42 PM EST2016-01-08 22:42:16 GMT
    Under a potential oyster transplanting program, licensed Louisiana oyster harvesters may be permitted to move oysters from the public oyster seed grounds located in Lake Borgne and Mississippi Sound (LDHH harvest areas 1 and 2), and transplant them to their private leases for later harvest.   This potential program would be for the purpose of moving live oyster resource from restricted areas of the public oyster seed grounds to private leases.  It is part of an initiativ...More >>
    Under a potential oyster transplanting program, licensed Louisiana oyster harvesters may be permitted to move oysters from the public oyster seed grounds located in Lake Borgne and Mississippi Sound (LDHH harvest areas 1 and 2), and transplant them to their private leases for later harvest.   This potential program would be for the purpose of moving live oyster resource from restricted areas of the public oyster seed grounds to private leases.  It is part of an initiativ...More >>
  • Louisiana Highway Safety Commission releases impaired driving plan for 2016

    Louisiana Highway Safety Commission releases impaired driving plan for 2016

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 1:31 AM EDT2015-06-24 05:31:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 24 2015 1:31 AM EDT2015-06-24 05:31:51 GMT
    The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission laid out its plan to cut down on drunk driving Tuesday.More >>
    The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission laid out its plan to cut down on drunk driving Tuesday.More >>
  • La. Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot during traffic stop, suspect arrested

    La. Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot during traffic stop, suspect arrested

    Thursday, May 21 2015 9:05 PM EDT2015-05-22 01:05:07 GMT
    Friday, May 22 2015 12:57 PM EDT2015-05-22 16:57:54 GMT
    An agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is in serious condition after getting shot and the suspected shooter was taken into custody following a search that lasted more than three hours.More >>
    An agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is in serious condition after getting shot and the suspected shooter was taken into custody following a search that lasted more than three hours.More >>
  • Biloxi fishermen lucky to be alive after rescue at sea

    Biloxi fishermen lucky to be alive after rescue at sea

    Four Biloxi based fishermen say they're lucky to be alive, after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico, 40 miles off shore.More >>
    Four Biloxi based fishermen say they're lucky to be alive, after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico, 40 miles off shore.More >>
  • Offshore anglers reminded of state rules requiring free permits

    Offshore anglers reminded of state rules requiring free permits

    With summer in full swing, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all those who enjoy the great outdoors about a state requirement that anglers obtain a free Recreational Offshore Landing Permit.More >>
    With summer in full swing, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all those who enjoy the great outdoors about a state requirement that anglers obtain a free Recreational Offshore Landing Permit.More >>
  • Louisiana officials say more than $6.8B expected related to BP oil spill

    Louisiana officials say more than $6.8B expected related to BP oil spill

    Thursday, July 2 2015 5:53 AM EDT2015-07-02 09:53:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 2 2015 1:18 PM EDT2015-07-02 17:18:27 GMT
    Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said five years after the historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an agreement was reached between Gulf Coast states affected and BP, which means billions of dollars in damages over the next decade for Louisiana.More >>
    Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said five years after the historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an agreement was reached between Gulf Coast states affected and BP, which means billions of dollars in damages over the next decade for Louisiana.More >>
  • Fishermen, outdoor enthusiasts advised to watch open wounds near water

    Fishermen, outdoor enthusiasts advised to watch open wounds near water

    Health officials in Louisiana have issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of fishing, kayaking or participating in other water-based activities with open wounds.More >>
    Health officials in Louisiana have issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of fishing, kayaking or participating in other water-based activities with open wounds.More >>
  • State wildlife agents issue reminders for recreational fishermen

    State wildlife agents issue reminders for recreational fishermen

    Wednesday, June 17 2015 11:31 PM EDT2015-06-18 03:31:38 GMT
    On March 20, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries opened the Louisiana red snapper season in Louisiana state waters seven days per week until further notice.More >>
    On March 20, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries opened the Louisiana red snapper season in Louisiana state waters seven days per week until further notice.More >>
  • LDWF now offering electronic licenses

    LDWF now offering electronic licenses

    Tuesday, June 2 2015 12:57 PM EDT2015-06-02 16:57:45 GMT
    Tuesday, June 2 2015 1:29 PM EDT2015-06-02 17:29:11 GMT
    The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will now offer the option to have an electronic hunting and fishing licenses.More >>
    The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will now offer the option to have an electronic hunting and fishing licenses.More >>
  • WATCH: Kayaking angler pulls in monstrous catch

    WATCH: Kayaking angler pulls in monstrous catch

    A Florida kayaker lands a giant catch.More >>
    A Florida kayaker lands a giant catch.More >>
  • Louisiana officials propose removing black bears from protected species list

    Louisiana officials propose removing black bears from protected species list

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 1:08 PM EDT2015-05-20 17:08:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 20 2015 8:14 PM EDT2015-05-21 00:14:45 GMT
    Louisiana officials announced a proposal for the black bear to be removed from the endangered species list. Black bears are currently listed as "threatened" in Louisiana.More >>
    Louisiana officials announced a proposal for the black bear to be removed from the endangered species list. Black bears are currently listed as "threatened" in Louisiana.More >>
  • Wildlife & Fisheries agent saves 3 yr old boy from drowning

    Wildlife & Fisheries agent saves 3 yr old boy from drowning

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-05-13 22:21:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 7:14 PM EDT2015-05-13 23:14:32 GMT
    Carson, rescued by Wildlife and Fisheries agent (Source: Family)Carson, rescued by Wildlife and Fisheries agent (Source: Family)
    It was Mother's Day when Lindsey Schultz and her boyfriend Blake Perry found Schultz's 3-yr-old son Carson lying face down in a swimming pool. "Before we knew it, my mom asked, 'Anybody seen Carson?' and we immediately ran and jumped up the hill, and I dove into the pool. More >>
    It was Mother's Day when Lindsey Schultz and her boyfriend Blake Perry found Schultz's 3-yr-old son Carson lying face down in a swimming pool. "Before we knew it, my mom asked, 'Anybody seen Carson?' and we immediately ran and jumped up the hill, and I dove into the pool. More >>
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