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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a Morehouse Parish man on Aug. 1 for the alleged illegal taking of a Louisiana black bear.

Agents cited Dennis Reppon, 53, of Bastrop, for illegally taking a Louisiana black bear during the 2018-19 deer hunting season.

Agents received information that Reppon shot a black bear with a bow and arrow behind his residence in October of 2018. Agents went to Reppon’s residence north of Bastrop and...

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Two Louisiana men were sentenced in the 34th District Court of Louisiana in St. Bernard Parish for commercial fishing violations on June 27.

Shawn C. Thompson, 47, and James H. Williams, 53, both of Port Sulphur, pleaded not guilty for possessing an excess of 15 percent of non-living cultch material on state seed grounds. A third subject, Andrew Duplessis, 40, of Davant, failed to appear in court.

The honorable Judge Darren Roy found both Thompson and...

Gun Buyers ClubJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.


Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri game species and other native wildlife. HB260 was sponsored by Representative Jered Taylor (Republic) and Senator Mike

Gun Buyers ClubMEEKER, Colo. – A months-long Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigation of a private hunting ranch near the northwest Colorado community of Dinosaur began with the discovery of several prohibited exotic sheep species on the property and ended with last month’s conviction of the business owner from Utah.


On June 19, Vernal resident Michael Gates, 34, owner of DJ Rams LLC pleaded guilty to his crime in a Rio Blanco County courtroom. He received a one-year deferred judgment