hunting http://wwno.org en State Wildlife Refuges To Remain Open During Govt. Shutdown http://wwno.org/post/state-wildlife-refuges-remain-open-during-govt-shutdown <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">State wildlife and fisheries regulators say Louisiana&#39;s wildlife management areas and refuges will remain open during the federal government shutdown that affects similar federal properties.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:33:47 +0000 The Associated Press 45111 at http://wwno.org High Water Closes Pearl River WMA to Most Hunting http://wwno.org/post/high-water-closes-pearl-river-wma-most-hunting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says high water is closing most hunting seasons in the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area. They'll close Friday, with only the waterfowl season remaining open.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:03:49 +0000 The Associated Press 26773 at http://wwno.org Isaac's flooding killed many fawns in Southeast Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/isaacs-flooding-killed-many-fawns-southeast-louisiana <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Hurricane Isaac killed so many fawns in parts of southeast Louisiana that Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is limiting the deer season in Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes and the Lake Maurepas Basin.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The archery season remains the same, but others are shortened and limited to bucks.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:29:59 +0000 The Associated Press 21241 at http://wwno.org Alligator season now open http://wwno.org/post/alligator-season-now-open <p>Alligator hunters are now free to pursue their quarry across the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.</p><p>The 2012 Wild Alligator Harvest Season opened in the state's West Zone today, following the East Zone opening this past Saturday. However, due to the impact of Hurricane Isaac, hunters in some areas may have to wait until floodwaters recede and power is restored, the state said.</p><p>Alligator hunters are advised to verify their buyers have opened before actually taking any alligators, and to use extreme caution when hunting in flooded areas.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:29:20 +0000 Jason Saul 19359 at http://wwno.org Isaac delays alligator season opening in southeast Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/isaac-delays-alligator-season-opening-southeast-louisiana <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Tropical Storm Isaac is pushing back the alligator season in southeast Louisiana.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The 30-day season had been scheduled to open Wednesday in the east zone — 13 southeastern parishes and parts of eight others.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:49:43 +0000 The Associated Press 18713 at http://wwno.org Montana Extends Wolf Hunting Season http://wwno.org/post/montana-extends-wolf-hunting-season Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Montana is making it easier to hunt wolves. The wolf population has been growing even though wolf hunting is already legal. So wildlife officials are doing away with the statewide kill limit. They are nearly doubling the length of the season and the state will also allow trapping, which many conservationists call inhumane. Here's Dan Boyce with Montana Public Radio.<p>DAN BOYCE, BYLINE: The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks wants the state's gray wolf population somewhere around 450 animals. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:58:00 +0000 editor 15825 at http://wwno.org Trophy buck shot in Midwest fathering fawns in Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/trophy-buck-shot-midwest-fathering-fawns-louisiana <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A trophy whitetail buck shot and killed in Illinois is fathering fawns in Louisiana.</span></p> Sun, 13 May 2012 05:45:52 +0000 Janet McConnaughey | The Associated Press 10939 at http://wwno.org