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LDWF agents issue multiple dove baiting citations in six parishes

5 years 10 months 1 week ago Friday, September 07 2018 Sep 7, 2018 September 07, 2018 6:30 AM September 07, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries wrote 39 citations to 29 individuals for alleged dove baiting during the opened weekend of dove season.

From September 1 through September 3, agents cited people in six different parishes.

In Franklin Parish, eight citations were issued for hunting doves over a baited area and six citations for aiding and abetting others in hunting doves over a baited area. Agents issued five similar citations in Rapides Parish.

In St. Helena Parish, agents issued five citations for hunting doves over a baited area, two placement of bait citations, and for two aiding and abetting others. Agents wrote four hunting over a baited area and one placement of bait citation in West Feliciana Parish.

Two citations for hunting over a baited area and one for aiding and abetting were issued in Avoyelles Parish. Lastly, LDWF agents issued two hunting over a baited area in Evangeline Parish.

According to LDWF, all migratory game bird baiting cases are filed with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for prosecution in Federal Court.

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