Hunter cited for turkey violations
BATON ROUGE - A hunter has been cited for turkey hunting violations on March 24th in the Atchafalaya Basin. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division cited Ted A. Lewis of Pride for taking over the limit of turkeys and failing to tag turkeys. Agents working in the Basin on opening day of turkey season on Jakes Bayou in St. Martin Parish heard gun shots. Agents said they found Lewis with two turkey gobblers that were untagged. The legal limit for turkeys is one per day and two per season. Lewis faces fines totaling $3,079.