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A Brain Surgeon

You Almost Have To Be A Brain Surgeon

From The 2006 Duck Season

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a 60-day configuration for the 2005-06 duck season. Simply put it allows a 6-duck per day bag limit. But, it is a long way from being that simple. First off we have different hunting zones in the state of Louisiana. Continue reading

Old Hunting

Hunting Is Gets Tougher As You Get Older

I came in the other day and told Barbara that I will have to stop duck hunting. My eyesight has gotten so bad that when I drop a duck I can’t see far enough to tell where it fell.

“Why not hunt with Bob and Will? she asks. Continue reading

How The Drinking Started

Why and How I Came Home From The Camp Drunk

I arrived home from the camp and was half in the bag.

Barbara started in on me about how I needed to be a little more productive in my free time, and that I was much to old to be drinking like this in the middle of the day. Continue reading

A Typical Day

A Typical Day At The Mallard Inn

There have been many descriptions of duck hunters over the years and most are not flattering. So I thought I would take a typical day from this past duck season and try and capture the true essence of a duck hunter. Continue reading

Inflatable Dam

An Inflatable Dam Could Be Used To Control Salvinia

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday July 1, 2010 started lowering a gate in the inflatable dam to release some water that’s been building in a lake threatening to overflow and flood a Des Moines, Iowa neighborhood. The dam was installed as a temporary fix for the rapidly rising waters in Saylorville Lake, north of the city. Continue reading

Season Dates 2016-2017

Waterfowl Season 2016-17

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved duck hunting and other migratory bird hunting season dates for the 2016-2017 season at their April 7, 2016 meeting. Continue reading

LDWF Announces September Public Meetings on Waterfowl and Waterfowl Hunting

Release Date: 08/28/2015

Aug. 28, 2015 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will offer six public meetings in September at
locations around the state to  provide information and accept comments on a variety of waterfowl hunting topics.ldwf_sm

The intent of each meeting is to 1) solicit public input on waterfowl hunting zones and splits, 2) discuss recent changes in goose hunting regulations, 3) inform hunters about changes in the timing and process for setting waterfowl hunting season dates, and 4) hear public comments on other waterfowl-related topics.
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