House bill might raise hunting & fishing licenses
Posted on 4/23/2018 5:19:00 AM.


A House floor vote is scheduled today on a proposal to raise the cost of a basic resident hunting and fishing license by a few dollars. Wildlife and Fisheries officials say the increase is needed to offset a 65-million dollar loss in state funding since 2009. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says the proposal is having a difficult time passing, because it needs 70 yes votes from the 105-member House.

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Chronic Wasting Disease found near LA./Miss. border
Posted on 2/13/2018 1:47:00 PM.
Chronic wasting disease in deer has been detected in Mississippi and Louisiana wildlife officials are concerned the fatal disease will end up in the Bayou State. A four-year-old buck was found dead of CWD near the Louisiana border.

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erinarian, Dr. Jim LaCour says East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parish landowners should curtail feeding of deer. More
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$15,000 reward for information on whooping crane shooting
Posted on 2/13/2014 11:20:00 AM.
There is now a 15 thousand dollar reward for anyone giving information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the illegal shooting of two whooping cranes found on February 7th north of Roanoke in Jefferson Davis Parish.  Adam Einck of the Wildlife & Fisheries says the original reward was lower but....
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$1000 reward for whooping crane shooting information in Jefferson Davis parish
Posted on 2/7/2014 7:00:00 PM.
The endangered Louisiana whooping crane was put into further danger with a tragic discovery in Jefferson Davis parish. Robert Barham, Secretary of the state's Wildlife & Fisheries department is saddened by the news that a whooping crane was shot dead and another was injured.
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