Dove Hunting

Richland and Concordia parish hunters were ticketed by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents for alleged dove hunting violations during opening weekend of dove season, Sept. 7-8.

LDWF enforcement agents wrote a total of 78 citations to 62 subjects in the opening weekend.

In Richland Parish, agents cited one person in Richland Parish for hunting without a basic hunting license.  

In Madison Parish, agents issued five citations to two subjects for placement of bait, hunting doves over a baited area and hunting with an unplugged shotgun.

In Concordia Parish, agents issued 15 citations to 11 people for taking over the limit of doves, hunting doves over a baited area, aiding and abetting others in taking doves over a baited area, placement of bait, hunting without a basic hunting license and hunting with an unplugged shotgun.

In Caddo Parish, agents issued four citations to three subjects for possessing over the limit of doves, and possessing untagged migratory game birds and hunting without a basic hunting license.

Agents issued four citations to three people for hunting with an unplugged shotgun and hunting without a basic hunting license in Bossier Parish.

In St. James Parish, agents issued five citations to five subjects for hunting doves over a baited field and aiding and abetting others in taking doves over a baited area.

Agents issued two citations to two individuals for possessing lead shot in Terrebonne Parish.

In Pointe Coupee Parish, agents issued two citations to two people for hunting without a basic hunting license and rallying migratory game birds.

Agents cited one person for hunting with an unplugged shotgun in St. Martin Parish.  In Vermilion Parish, agents issued four citations to two subjects for placement of bait and hunting doves over a baited area.

In East Carroll Parish, agents cited one person for hunting with an unplugged shotgun.  Agents issued four citations to two people for hunting from a moving vehicle, hunting from a public road and discharging a firearm from a public road in Morehouse Parish.

In West Feliciana Parish, agents issued eight citations to seven people for hunting doves over a baited area and placement of bait.

Agents issued five citations to four people for hunting doves over a baited area and placement of bait in East Feliciana Parish.

In East Baton Rouge Parish, agents issued 10 citations to nine subjects for hunting doves over a baited area and placement of bait.

 

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