LDWF Agents Issue Multiple Dove Baiting Citations During Opening Weekend of Dove Season

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents wrote 39 citations to 29 subjects for alleged dove baiting related cases during the opening weekend of the dove season, Sept. 1-3.

In Franklin Parish, agents issued eight citations 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 citations for hunting doves over a baited area and one citation for aiding and abetting others in hunting doves over a baited area in Rapides Parish.

Agents also issued five citations for hunting doves over a baited area, two placement of bait citations and two aiding and abetting others in hunting doves over a baited area in St. Helena Parish.

In West Feliciana Pariah, agents wrote four hunting doves over a baited area citations and one placement of bait citation.

In Avoyelles Parish, agents issued two citations for hunting doves over a baited area and one citation for aiding and abetting other in hunting doves over a baited area.

Lastly, agents issued two citations for hunting doves over a baited area in Evangeline Parish.

All migratory game bird baiting cases are filed with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for prosecution in Federal Court.