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LDWF In The News

Below are featured news stories from our media partners around the state

LDWF Public Information Contacts:

Press Secretary
Ed Pratt  - 225.765.3970
Office of Wildlife
Trey IIes  - 225.765.5115
Office of Fisheries
Rene LeBreton  -  504.286.8745
Law Enforcement Division
Adam Einck  -  225.765.2465
July 13, 2023 KALB Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is revolutionizing your fishing experience
May 26, 2023 The Daily Star LDWF: No concerns on Maurepas seismic tests
May 23, 2023 He saw the coastline he grew up on disappearing. Now, he dedicates his life to restoring it.
April 20, 2023 Louisiana Sportsman Cajuns, community and conservation boost future of bass fishing
April 10, 2023 The Advocate Louisiana trying to lure women into the outdoors as pool of anglers, hunters shrinks
January 10, 2023 KALB LDWF touring the state, stocking public ponds
December 14, 2022 LPB LPB: "Louisiana The State We're In" - LDWF Patrick Banks on Red Fish Stock
December 7, 2022 KPLC New Wildlife and Fisheries building opens in Lake Charles
November 28, 2022 The Advocate Wild turkey from Louisiana for Thanksgiving? It's now possible thanks to conservation efforts
November 6, 2022 Meet the woman leading Louisiana's effort to save the endangered whooping crane
October 31, 2022 Popular Science The epic flights of two speedy ducks reveals secrets of global bird migration
October 19, 2022 Livingston Parish News Channel catfish to be stocked at ‘Get Out and Fish’ sites, including Sidney Hutchinson Park
October 20, 2022 KPLC LDWF stocks Jennings, Ragley parks with channel catfish
September 23, 2022 WAFB National Hunting and Fishing Day provides fun for the whole family
September 25, 2022 The Advocate  
Photos: Louisiana’s National Hunting and Fishing Day returns to Waddill Wildlife Refuge
September 20, 2022  NOLA Leaping Limpkins! Large wading birds flock to state, and they devour those pesky apple snails
September 8, 2022 The Advocate Endangered 'whoopers' hatch record 8 chicks with help of Louisiana revival project
August 13, 2022 The Gambit Fishing for Solutions: The race to protect coastal Louisiana's cultures and way of life
July 28, 2022 The Advocate Sec. of Wildlife & Fisheries: We've got to do better on boat safety
July 1, 2022 CNN A boat crashed in front of an officer in Louisiana. Hear what happened next
June 8, 2022 KPEL Do you pull a boat trailer? LDWF and OMV announce changes.
June 2, 2022 KATC LDWF makes "long overdue" changes to licensing
May 25, 2022 WBRZ Department of Wildlife and Fisheries urging boaters to stay safe ahead of Memorial Day weekend
May 24, 2022 Louisiana Sportsman Montoucet offers insight into LDWF plans, issues
May 15, 2022 The Advocate UL leads $14 million research partnership to produce more resilient oysters
May 8, 2022 KLFY LDWF agent revives 7-year-old found under capsized vessel in Grand Isle beach
May 3, 2022 KTAL Shreveport Rotary Club addresses growing feral hog problem in Louisiana
April 24, 2022 American Press Mermentau River replenished: 677,400 Fla. strain bass added to waterway
April 22, 2022 the Advocate Photos: Atchafalaya Basin garbage pick-up
April 22, 2022 KATC LDWF Clean-up Effort Along the Atchafalaya Basin as part of the “Love The Boot” Campaign
April 17, 2022 The Advocate Jack Montoucet: The high costs, and terrible landscapes, created by our litter problem
April 17, 2022 WAFB Warmer temperatures means there will mostly be snakes
April 14, 2022 KALB Woodworth Shooting Range reopens for 1st time since December
April 11, 2022 KALB Proposed bill would use photographic evidence to crack down on littering in La.