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Nearly 80 citations issued during opening weekend of dove season

2 years 8 months 1 week ago Wednesday, September 11 2019 Sep 11, 2019 September 11, 2019 3:09 PM September 11, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: LDWF

BATON ROUGE - Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries wrote nearly 80 tickets to hunters across the state during the opening weekend of dove season.

Between September 7 and 8, agents issued 78 citations to 62 people spanning over multiple parishes. The tickets range from exceeding limits, hunting without a basic license, and hunting with an unplugged shotgun.

In East Baton Rouge, 10 citations were handed out for hunting doves over a baited area.

LDWF is urging hunters to follow the rules. To purchase a hunting license, click here.

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