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  • Saltwater fishing license cost to increase

    For the first time in 14 years, theLouisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will increase its license fees for recreational, saltwater fishing from $15.00 to $22.50 on August 1.The increase places Louisiana firmly in the middle of saltwater license fees among Gulf States.

  • Louisiana hunting regulations pamphlet available online

    The 2014-15 Louisiana Hunting Regulations pamphlet is now available online through the Louisiana Departmentof Wildlife and Fisheries website. To access the document go to The printed version of the publication will be available in early August.

  • Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal: to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

  • Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo results

    PORT FOURCHON — The 66th annual Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo wrapped up another successful event this past weekend. Listed are rodeo winners: BIG GAME Division Dolphin: 1, Chad Galliano, Galliano, 57 pounds, 8 ounces (new rodeo record: old record, 51-8, Buck Gladden, Baton Rouge, 1978.) 2, Aaron Guidry, Galliano, 2-0. 3, Matt McDowell, Houma, 1-14.

  • Saturday night fights promise lots of action

    Some of the area's best fighters are matched on a stacked card Saturday, July 12 at the Larose Civic Center. The main event fight, Jordon Plaisance representing Team Bonehead MMA vs. Sulpher MMA's Marcus Andrusia, promises to be an action packed one.

  • Arbitrator rules Saints' Graham is a tight end

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints' Jimmy Graham and the NFL Players Association were dealt a setback Wednesday when an arbitrator ruled that he can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation.NFLPA had filed a grievance arguing that Graham was used as a wide receiver often enough to qualify for the more lucrative receiver tag. But arbitrator Stephen Burbank disagreed and now the NFLPA is reviewing his ruling, and will advise Graham on his options, which could inc...

  • Kids' Fishing Rodeo set for end of the month

    Organizers of the 1st Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo are gearing up for the event in the hopes of getting more kids into the sport of fishing and appreciating the outdoors. The rodeo will be held on Saturday, July 26th at the Lockport Bayouside Park. The rodeo will start at safe daylight (approximately 5 a.m.) with weigh-in beginning that afternoon at 4 p.m.

  • Family Fish Fest to encourage youth, family involvement

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is holding their 5th Family Fish Fest on July 12th at Elmer’s Island in Grand Isle from 6 a.m. till 12 noon.Family Fish Fest events are designed to increase youth and family involvement in fishing and fisheries conservation. Each event includes fishing opportunities with live redfish and speckled trout tagging at all saltwater locations.Divisions for shore fishing include Little Angler (10 and under), Junior Angler (11-16) and Team (adult and yo...

  • GM Tarpon Rodeo kicking off holiday weekend Thursday

    Festivities are set to begin Thursday at Fourchon Marina at Port Fourchon as the 66th Annual Golden Meadow – Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo kicks off the long July 4th weekend. The rodeo runs from July 3rd through July 5th with headquarters at the marina located at 288 Flotation Canal Rd., Port Fourchon. Serving as the Rodeo Admiral for 2014 is Sen.

  • Trojans appear headed for LHSAA State Playoffs

    In last Wednesday’s print edition of the Lafourche Gazette, it was reported that the Central Lafourche men’s basketball team needed two wins in the final week of the regular season in order to reach the LHSAA State Playoffs. They did it. The Trojans beat Hahnville and Thibodaux and took care of business.

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