Hunting, fishing and boating have become major outlets for fun and relaxation for Louisianans in these tough days of COVID-19. The fresh air, the woods and the camaraderie make those sports so popular.

But, as much as they are special, they come with some stay-safe rules for participants to follow because of the pandemic has been unrelenting and on the rise again in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is offering safety tips to consider as we get into the holiday season and the expectation of increased hunting, fishing and boating.